Faith in the Time of AIDS (Innbundet)

Religion, Biopolitics and Modernity in South Africa

Serie: Non-Governmental Public Action 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 216
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781137477767
Kategori: Sosialantropologi
Omtale Faith in the Time of AIDS
This book describes how Christian communities in South Africa have responded to HIV/AIDS and how these responses have affected the lives HIV-positive people, youth and broader communities. Drawing on Foucault and the sociology of knowledge, it explains how religion became influential in reshaping ideas about sexuality, medicine and modernity.

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