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When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

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In this book, France's leading medical anthropologist takes on one of the most tragic stories of the global AIDS crisis—the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. Didier Fassin traces the deep roots of the AIDS crisis to apartheid and, before that, to the colonial period.

One person in ten is infected with HIV in South Africa,
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Paperback, 390 pages
Published March 14th 2007 by University of California Press (first published February 13th 2006)
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Apr 25, 2008 rated it liked it
Incorporates most theory of medical anthropology. Interesting discussion of why South African President Thabo Mbeki would deny that HIV causes AIDS.
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