A Plague of Paradoxes



A Plague of Paradoxes Since recording its first AIDS cases in 1983, Tanzania has reported nearly 90,000 to the World Health Organization than any other country in Africa As AIDS spread, the devastating syndrome came to be known simply as ugonjwa huothat disease The AIDS epidemic has forced Africans to reflect upon the meaning of traditional ideas and practices related to sexuality and fertility, and upon modernity and biomedicine In A Plague of Paradoxes, anthropologist Philip Setel observes Tanzania s Chagga people and their attempts to cope with and understand AIDS the latest in a series of crises over which they feel they have little, if any, control Timely and well researched, A Plague of Paradoxes is an extended case study of the most serious epidemic of the twentieth century and the cultural circumstances out of which it emerged It is a unique book that brings together anthropology, demography, and epidemiology to explain how a particular community in Africa experiences AIDS. New Read Books A Plague of Paradoxes by Philip W. Setel – oldtimertips.us

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  • Paperback
  • 318 pages
  • A Plague of Paradoxes
  • Philip W. Setel
  • English
  • 16 October 2018
  • 0226748863

10 thoughts on “A Plague of Paradoxes

  1. Siria says:

    An informative look at the AIDS epidemic in a region of Northern Tanzania in the 80s and early 90s, though Setel does not wear his research lightly This is a pretty dense, leaden read, that betrays its origins as the PhD dissertation of someone who is not a gifted prose writer Still,...

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