Education and Hiv/AIDS (Education as a Humanitarian Response) (Paperback)

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Education and Hiv/AIDS (Education as a Humanitarian Response) (Paperback)

By Nalini Asha Biggs (Editor), Colin Brock (Editor)


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Education and HIV/AIDS draws together contributors with expertise in HIV/AIDS and education working around the world, including Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe, the USA and the Caribbean, from a variety of perspectives. Contributors explore the changing nature of education in light of this epidemic, as well as the impact of public health issues on educational institutions, in a range of different contexts. Within each chapter, the contributors pull apart a variety of relationships HIV/AIDS has with education; some provide a comparative analysis of global responses and international politics, others use small case studies to explore how local culture and tradition impacts these issues.

Each chapter contains a summary of the key points and issues within each chapter to enable easy navigation, key contemporary questions to encourage active engagement with the material and references to seminal texts and cutting-edge research to prompt further reading and discussion.
Nalini Asha Biggs is a doctoral student in the Department of Education at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK. She has extensive experience in Special Education in Southern California, USA, and specializes in the sociology of HIV/AIDS, health and sex education for people with disabilities in developing countries.
Product Details ISBN: 9781441147783
ISBN-10: 1441147780
Publisher: Continuum
Publication Date: February 9th, 2012
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Education as a Humanitarian Response