South African AIDS Activism and Global Health Politics

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Springer, Mar 29, 2013 - Social Science - 295 pages
South Africa has the world's largest number of people living with HIV. This book offers a history of AIDS activism in South Africa from its origins in gay and anti-apartheid activism to the formation and consolidation of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), including its central role in the global HIV treatment access movement.
 

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Contents

South African AIDS Activism and Global Health Justice
1
AIDS Activism and South Africas Transition
24
The TAC and Global Health Politics
104
Recession and Reinventions
227
Notes
245
Bibliography
256
Timeline
285
Index
288
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Mandisa Mbali is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. She is a Rhodes scholar and obtained her doctorate in Modern History at the University of Oxford, UK. Mbali completed postdoctoral training at Yale University, USA and has published a journal article and book chapters on post–apartheid AIDS activism and policy-making.