The politics of AIDS in Africa / Amy S. Patterson.

The author claims the disease has generally been considered too private, biological, behavioral, and cultural to attract much attention from political scientists, and she sets out to change that. She systematically analyzes how the state, democratic transitions, civil society, and donors influence A...

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Main Author: Patterson, Amy S.
Format: Book
Published: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006.
Series:Challenge and change in African politics.
Table of Contents:
  • Why study the politics of AIDS?
  • The African state and the AIDS pandemic
  • Democratic transitions: a new opportunity to fight AIDS?
  • Civil society's influence on the politics of AIDS
  • External donors and political commitments
  • Beyond politics as usual: institutionalizing the AIDS struggle.