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AIDS, Culture, and Africa: The Anthropological Perspective

Douglas A. Feldman

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter reviews the literature on the anthropological contribution to the understanding of HIV/AIDS in Africa. It discusses HIV prevention campaigns, male circumcision, AIDS orphans, and the ... More


A Theory of Social Proximity: Accounting for Societal-Level Behavior Change

Kate Macintyre and Carl Kendall

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines societal-level behavior change and the importance of social proximity in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It argues that social proximity may be a ... More


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