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Witches, Westerners, and HIV : AIDS & cultures of blame in Africa / Alexander Rödlach.

  • Rödlach, Alexander
Date
[2006], ©2006
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, [2006], ©2006.

Physical description

ix, 247 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-237) and index.

Contents

Investigating sorcery and conspiracy -- HIV/AIDS as personal experience -- The sorcery paradigm -- A sorcerer's servant-being -- Infidelity and sorcery -- Conspiracy paradigms -- Conspiracy theories involving healthcare providers -- Conspiracy theories involving westerners -- Comparing theories of blame -- Applications for the AIDS crisis.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    GN296.5.Z55 2006R63w
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 1598740334
  • 9781598740332
  • 1598740342
  • 9781598740349