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Defiance: Creating Islands of Treatment

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Despite the government's intransigence regarding antiretroviral treatment, islands of access to such care began to materialize in the late 1990s. Clinical investigators capitalized on the interests ... More


The role of community involvement in HIV programmes in South Africa

RA Roberts, A Hickey, and Z Rosner

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0048
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The involvement of civil society organizations and community-based organizations in the global response to the HIV epidemic is unparalleled in public health history. The successful impact of such ... More


Judicial Review in Practice: The Reasonableness Approach and its Shortcomings

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the approach of the South African Constitutional Court towards enforcing socio-economic rights. South Africa has directly justiciable, express socio-economic rights in its ... More


South Africa: Contesting the Luxury of Aids Dissidence

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Although South Africa has the largest AIDS treatment program in the world, the ANC’s mishandling of the epidemic post-apartheid nevertheless contributed significantly to the spread of the disease. ... More


The Embodiment of the World

Didier Fassin

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

A meeting of the AIDS Consortium was held in Johannesburg at the headquarters of COSATU, the Congress of South African Trade Unions on March 30, 2004. The organization, which united most of the NGOs ... More


Rights, Conflict, and Civic Capacity: Meeting the Needs of Poor Children and Families in Postapartheid Cape Town

Souza Briggs

in Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how outcomes for poor young people and their families in Cape Town, South Africa, can be improved by creating and using civic capacity effectively. It analyzes the shortcomings ... More


Biomedical Citizenship

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Treatment Action Campaign, and its struggle for the public provision of antiretrovirals. The international struggle against patent protection on essential medicines is the ... More


Politics and Corruption

Peter Larmour

in Interpreting Corruption: Culture and Politics in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835149
eISBN:
9780824869519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835149.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the relationship between corruption and politics (and politicians) in the Pacific Islands, particularly as revealed in the National Integrity System (NIS) surveys and the ... More


‘Nationalists of Many Varieties.’ 1951–70

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter eight explores the rise of popular Welsh nationalism in the late 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s as a response to the changing structure of Wales. It considers the direct action campaigns of the ... More


“We Are the Loudmouthed HIV-Positive People”: “Siyayinqoba/Beat It!” On South African Television

Rebecca Hodes

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the long-running television show Beat It!—a creation of South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign, and reported to be the first television show produced by the HIV-positive ... More


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