Treating AIDS in Uganda and South Africa: Semi-Authoritarian Technologies in Gendered Contexts of Insecurity

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    Abstract

    The concept of security has often narrowly focused on issues surrounding the protection of national borders from outside threats. However, a richer idea of human security has become increasingly important in the past decade or so. The aim is to incorporate various dimensions of the downside risks affecting the generalized well-being or dignity of people. Despite this rising prominence, the discourses surrounding human security have neglected to address the topic of gender, particularly how issues of poverty and underdevelopment impact women’s and men’s experiences and strategies differently.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationGendered Insecurities, Health and African Development
    EditorsAmal Fadlalla, Howard Stein
    Number of pages21
    PublisherRoutledge
    Publication date2012
    Pages50-71
    Chapter2
    ISBN (Print)0415597846, 978-0415597845
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    SeriesRoutledge Studies in Development Economics
    ISSN1359-7884

    Cite this

    Richey, L. A. (2012). Treating AIDS in Uganda and South Africa: Semi-Authoritarian Technologies in Gendered Contexts of Insecurity. In A. Fadlalla, & H. Stein (Eds.), Gendered Insecurities, Health and African Development (pp. 50-71). Routledge. Routledge Studies in Development Economics