By David Dickinson

Why do substitute, non-scientific motives of HIV/AIDS proceed to move in South Africa’s townships after virtually 30 years of AIDS schooling? In a distinct form of AIDS David Dickinson explores the folks and lay theories that also movement inside of township groups, regardless of huge academic efforts and the provision of antiretroviral therapy. Dickinson’s investigations are in partnership with HIV/AIDS peer educators and along township citizens, and he argues that those theories represent a powerful hydra of ideals that underlies and helps the de facto plural well-being care method in South Africa.

The publication explores township lifestyles and language and incorporates a methodological manifesto aimed toward social technology study scholars. The end-result is key examining for the educational and lay reader alike, and a deeply sympathetic portrait of South African realities today.

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