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AIDS, intimacy and care in rural KwaZulu-Natal

a kinship of bones

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This edition published in by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam.

Written in English

254 pages

This book describes how HIV/AIDS became part of the lives of the people of the mountainous Okhahlamba in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Based on extensive research in the area between 2003 and 2006, the author shows what impact the disease had - and still does - for adults and children, and the different ways people tried to find answers to the devastating presence of HIV / AIDS. Henderson focuses on informal care by family members and volunteers at a time when anti-retroviral drugs were not yet available. She also shows what it meant to the community once the drugs became available.

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Work Description

This book describes how HIV/AIDS became part of the lives of the people of the mountainous Okhahlamba in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Based on extensive research in the area between 2003 and 2006, the author shows what impact the disease had - and still does - for adults and children, and the different ways people tried to find answers to the devastating presence of HIV / AIDS. Henderson focuses on informal care by family members and volunteers at a time when anti-retroviral drugs were not yet available. She also shows what it meant to the community once the drugs became available.

Edition Description

This book describes how HIV/AIDS became part of the lives of the people of the mountainous Okhahlamba in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Based on extensive research in the area between 2003 and 2006, the author shows what impact the disease had - and still does - for adults and children, and the different ways people tried to find answers to the devastating presence of HIV / AIDS. Henderson focuses on informal care by family members and volunteers at a time when anti-retroviral drugs were not yet available. She also shows what it meant to the community once the drugs became available.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-242) and index.

Series
Care and Welfare

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
960
Library of Congress
RA643.86.S6 H46 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
254 p.
Number of pages
254

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27015629M
Internet Archive
aidsintimacycare00hend
ISBN 10
9089643591
ISBN 13
9789089643599
OCLC/WorldCat
754711882

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