The socioeconomic dimensions of HIV/AIDS in Africa : challenges, opportunities, and misconceptions /

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Imprint:Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, c2010.
Description:xix, 343 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
HIV infections -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
HIV infections -- Social aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
HIV infections -- Economic aspects.
HIV infections -- Social aspects.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Sahn, David E.
United Nations University.
ISBN:9780801476938 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801476933 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:"Published in cooperation with the United Nations University."
Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • HIV/AIDS, economic growth, inequality / Markus Haacker
  • Governing a world with HIV and AIDS : an unfinished success story / Alex de Waal
  • Microeconomic perspectives on the impacts of HIV/AIDS / Kathleen Beegle, Markus Goldstein, and Harsha Thirumurthy
  • The AIDS epidemic, nutrition, food security, and livelihoods : review of evidence in Africa / Suneetha Kadiyala and Antony Chapoto
  • The relationship between HIV infection and education : an analysis of six Sub-Saharan African countries / Damien de Walque and Rachel Kline
  • Back to basics : gender, social norms, and the AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa / Susan Cotts Watkins
  • The fight against AIDS in the larger context : the end of "AIDS exceptionalism" / Roger England
  • Prevention failure : the ballooning entitlement burden of U.S. global AIDS treatment spending and what to do about it / Mead Over
  • HIV prevention in Africa : what has been learned? / Peter Glick
  • Treating ourselves to trouble? : the impact of HIV treatment in Africa : lessons from the industrial world / Elizabeth Pisani.