28

28 Author Stephanie Nolen
ISBN-10 9780307366542
Release 2010-10-22
Pages 416
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From one of our most widely read, award-winning journalists – comes the powerful, unputdownable story of the very human cost of a global pandemic of staggering scope and scale. It is essential reading for our times. In 28, Stephanie Nolen, the Globe and Mail’s Africa Bureau Chief, puts a human face to the crisis created by HIV-AIDS in Africa. She has achieved, in this amazing book, something extraordinary: she writes with a power, understanding and simplicity that makes us listen, makes us understand and care. Through riveting anecdotal stories – one for each of the million people living with HIV-AIDS in Africa – Nolen explores the effects of an epidemic that well exceeds the Black Plague in magnitude. It is a calamity that is unfolding just a 747-flight away, and one that will take the lives of these 28 million without the help of massive, immediate intervention on an unprecedented scale. 28 is a timely, transformative, thoroughly accessible book that shows us definitively why we continue to ignore the growth of HIV-AIDS in Africa only at our peril and at an intolerable moral cost. 28’s stories are much more than a record of the suffering and loss in 28 emblematic lives. Here we meet women and men fighting vigorously on the frontlines of disease: Tigist Haile Michael, a smart, shy 14-year-old Ethiopian orphan fending for herself and her baby brother on the slum streets of Addis Ababa; Alice Kadzanja, an HIV-positive nurse in Malawi, where one in six adults has the virus, and where the average adult’s life expectancy is 36; and Zackie Achmat, the hero of South Africa’s politically fragmented battle against HIV-AIDS. 28 also tells us how the virus works, spreads and, ultimately, kills. It explains the connection of HIV-AIDS to conflict, famine and the collapse of states; shows us how easily treatment works for those lucky enough to get it and details the struggles of those who fight to stay alive with little support. It makes vivid the strong, desperate people doing all they can, and maintaining courage, dignity and hope against insurmountable odds. It is – in its humanity, beauty and sorrow – a call to action for all who read it. From the Hardcover edition.



Hiv Aids in Afrik

Hiv Aids in Afrik Author Bcher Gruppe
ISBN-10 1159114374
Release 2010-07
Pages 44
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Kapitel: Stefan Hippler, One, Total Control of the Epidemic, 28 Stories ber Aids in Afrika, Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevlkerung, Debt, Aids, Trade in Africa, Trockener Sex. Aus Wikipedia. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: Other reasons this message may be displayed: ...http://booksllc.net/?l=de



Religion and AIDS in Africa

Religion and AIDS in Africa Author Jenny Trinitapoli
ISBN-10 9780199714605
Release 2012-07-09
Pages 296
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The first comprehensive empirical account of how religion affects the interpretation, prevention, and mitigation of AIDS in Africa, the world's most religious continent.



The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment in Africa

The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment in Africa Author Toyin Falola
ISBN-10 9781136683800
Release 2013-06-07
Pages 452
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This volume explores Africa's changing role in the global economy, including the new Asian presence in Africa, and in particular, the rising power of China. It shows that while Africa may often be left out of international politics, its markets are intricately tied to the rest of the world, and examines both the positive and negative aspects of these new and changing relationships. Asserting African agency in the development narrative, as well as its influence on the global historical narrative, the contributors point the way forward for African development in the twenty-first century.



Towards a New Map of Africa

Towards a New Map of Africa Author Camilla Toulmin
ISBN-10 9781849773393
Release 2005
Pages 373
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'The big, era-defining questions and, at last, the subtle, tenable answers, teased out without clich or compromise. A vital volume at a critical moment.' Dr Augustus Casely-Hayford, Director, Africa '05 'This book dispels the myth of a uniformly hopeless, hungry continent. It shows just howextraordinarily diverse Africa isand how much ithas changed in the last 20 years.Full of fresh thinking onproblems that face Africa and new African approaches to development.' Richard Dowden, Director, Royal African Society This ground-breaking book, with a foreword by former President of Ireland (19901997) and UN Human Rights Commissioner (19972002) Mary Robinson, uniquely distils the complex issues surrounding Africa at the beginning of the 21st century. African and Western scholars provide a fascinating 'map' for the reader to navigate between issues such as urban and rural livelihoods, the potential of fresh water fishing, health, the HIV/AIDS crisis, conflict and efforts at peacemaking. Also included are critical assessments of Africa's role in the global economy, the growth of regional economic cooperation within Africa, the influence of ethnicity on the continent's politics, the evolution of its political institutions, and the impact of Africa's legal systems on its development. A substantial introductory essay by the editors measures the distance Africa has travelled and the lessons it has learned since Africa in Crisis, the classic Earthscan book, was published in 1985. Ben Wisner is visiting research fellow at DESTIN, London School of Economics and at Benfield Hazard Research Centre, University College London, and visiting professor of environmental studies, Oberlin College, USA. Camilla Toulmin is Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development. Rutendo Chitiga is a freelance writer and editor, and has a postgraduate degree in environment and development.



AIDS Politics and Music in South Africa

AIDS  Politics  and Music in South Africa Author Fraser G. McNeill
ISBN-10 9781139499590
Release 2011-10-31
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This book offers an original anthropological approach to the AIDS epidemic in South Africa, demonstrating why AIDS interventions in the former homeland of Venda have failed - and possibly even been counterproductive. It does so through a series of ethnographic encounters, from kings to condoms, which expose the ways in which biomedical understanding of the virus have been rejected by - and incorporated into - local understandings of health, illness, sex and death. Through the songs of female initiation, AIDS education and wandering minstrels, the book argues that music is central to understanding how AIDS interventions operate. This book elucidates a hidden world of meaning in which people sing about what they cannot talk about, where educators are blamed for spreading the virus, and in which condoms are often thought to cause AIDS. The policy implications are clear: African worldviews must be taken seriously if AIDS interventions in Africa are to become successful.



Region Building in Southern Africa

Region Building in Southern Africa Author Chris Saunders
ISBN-10 9781780321813
Release 2013-07-04
Pages 368
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How successful have Southern African states been in dealing with the major issues that have faced the region in recent years? What could be done to produce more cohesive and effective region-building in Southern Africa? In this original and wide-ranging volume, which draws on an interdisciplinary team of mainly African and African-based specialists, the key political, socio-economic, and security challenges facing Southern Africa today are addressed. These include the various issues confronting the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and its institutions; such as HIV/AIDS, migration and xenophobia, land-grabbing and climate change; and the role of the main external actors involved with the region, including the United Nations, the European Union, the United States, and China. The book also looks at the Southern African Customs Union and Southern African Development Finance Institutions, including the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Industrial Development Corporation, and issues of gender and peacebuilding. In doing so, the book goes to the heart of analyzing the effectiveness of SADC and other regional organisation, suggesting how region-building in Southern Africa may be compared with similar attempts elsewhere in Africa and other parts of the world.



Kanadische Literatur

Kanadische Literatur Author Quelle: Wikipedia
ISBN-10 1159080984
Release 2011-08-28
Pages 98
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Dieser Inhalt ist eine Zusammensetzung von Artikeln aus der frei verf gbaren Wikipedia-Enzyklop die. Seiten: 97. Nicht dargestellt. Kapitel: Douglas Coupland, Farley Mowat, Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ignatieff, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Liste kanadischer Schriftsteller, Judith Merril, Gordon R. Dickson, Frederick Philip Grove, Die Kolonie der unerf llten Tr ume, Mordecai Richler, Rita Joe, Das Land meiner V ter, Hetzjagd, Dave Duncan, Oryx und Crake, Saturnischer Tanz, Joshua Slocum, Jeannette C. Armstrong, Spider Robinson, Joy Fielding, Die Gro e Viktorianische Sammlung, Schwarzrock, Margaret Millar, Mangans Verm chtnis, Wolkenpanther, Jack Thiessen, Katherine V. Forrest, Yann Martel, F lix-Gabriel Marchand, Cory Doctorow, Michael Ondaatje, Die Farbe des Blutes, Der blinde M rder, Rory MacLean, Anne Michaels, Matt Cohen, 28 Stories ber Aids in Afrika, Alice Munro, Brian Moore, Rudy Wiebe, Robert Charles Wilson, Miriam Toews, Die Versuchung der Eileen Hughes, Jane Rule, Herm n gilde Chiasson, Yukon International Storytelling Festival, Timothy Findley, Guy Gavriel Kay, Le chandail de hockey, Arthur Hailey, Louis-Honor Fr chette, Duncan Campbell Scott, Pierre Falcon, Charles Mair, Andrew Davidson, Wayne Johnston, Robert J. Sawyer, Phyllis Gotlieb, Katholiken, Kenneth Oppel, Steven Erikson, Marie-Claire Blais, Ed Greenwood, Governor General's Award for Fiction, Marianne MacDonald, Pierre Morency, Allan Stratton, Jane Urquhart, Northrop Frye, Catharine Parr Traill, Beth Brant, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Henry Beissel, Arnold Dyck, Dionne Brand, Barbara Gowdy, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Ronald Wright, Morley Callaghan, Marian Engel, Reuben Epp, Spin, Robert W. Service, Alexander K. Dewdney, Elisabeth Bowers, R. Murray Schafer, Joel Rosenberg, Bernice Morgan, Pauline Gedge, Raymond Hull, Ty Templeton, Canada Reads/Le combat des livres, David French, Liste amerikanischer Auslandsautoren, Matt-Cohen-Preis, Geena Dare, Deborah Froese, Katzenauge, George Bowering. Au...



Change of Pace

Change of Pace Author Cees Bruggemans
ISBN-10 1868143848
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 296
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After winning South Africa's first democratic election in April 1994, the African National Congress did not follow a populist policy of nationalizing mines and banks, increasing taxation and spending heavily on the poor. Instead, it followed a more restrained economic policy, which was in many ways an extension of the reforms tentatively initiated by the previous government. After nearly a decade, the country's economic performance has not yet lived up to the expectations raised in this process. It is not only an underperforming economy, but concerns about resulting lack of progress in the social sphere are being expressed. Is South Africa's economic performance that bad, or do the initiated reforms promise greater success in the future? In this book, Bruggemans examines the structural dimensions of South Africa's economy, showing that a great deal of reform has already been achieved that can be expected to bear fruit in the furture. He argues that the next growth phase should outperform any other period in our modern epoch, measured in per capita growth, the general upliftment of the broader population and its general sense of well-being. The impact of this should put South Africa back on the road to strong economic performance, which will ultimately underpin the social changes that are required for the political viability of its society. Cees Bruggemans is an economist, First National Bank, South Africa.



Ikili Sarmal

Ikili Sarmal Author James D. Watson
ISBN-10 6050202842
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 210
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Ikili Sarmal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ikili Sarmal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ikili Sarmal book for free.



Kaapse Bibliotekaris

Kaapse Bibliotekaris Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000111156802
Release 2005
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Issues for Nov. 1957- include section: Accessions. Aanwinste, Sept. 1957-



Landers Film Video Reviews

Landers Film   Video Reviews Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015077208265
Release 1991
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Africa

Africa Author Jeff Ramsay
ISBN-10 1561343773
Release 1995
Pages 276
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Africa has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Africa also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Africa book for free.



Enhancing the Dream with Knowledge

Enhancing the Dream   with Knowledge Author
ISBN-10 NWU:35556035425560
Release 1991
Pages 51
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People

People Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112049044073
Release 1987
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Heidi

Heidi Author Johanna Spyri
ISBN-10 9786051622590
Release 2014-06-10
Pages 391
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Heidi, küçük yaşta anne babasını kaybetmesine rağmen yaşama sevincini hep diri tutan bir çocuktur. Teyzesi onu Alpler’de yaşayan büyükbabasının yanına götürür. Büyükbaba asabi, huysuz, aksi bir adamdır. Heidi’yi ilk gördüğünde onu istemez, ama Heidi büyükbabaya kendini sevdirmeyi başarır. Dağlarda koşup oynamak, Peter’le birlikte keçileri otlatmak Heidi’nin çok hoşuna gider. Ancak teyzesi onu zengin bir ailenin tekerlekli sandalyede yaşayan kızı Klara’ya yardımcı olması için şehre götürür. Heidi şehir yaşamına alışmakta zorlanır ama Klara’yı da çok sever. Heidi arkadaşının iyileşeceğine inanır. Onu mutlu etmek için elinden geleni yapar. Heidi en sonunda Klara’yla birlikte Alpler’e geri döner. Orada arkadaşıyla çok yakından ilgilenir, hayvanların yanına götürür, büyükbabasının yardımıyla kırlara çıkarır. Arkadaşını yürütmek için uğraşır. Sonunda amacına ulaşır. Heidi, tüm zorluklara rağmen mutlu olmayı başarabilenlerin hikâyesi... [Nesil Yayınları]



Africa Research Bulletin

Africa Research Bulletin Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110560518
Release 2000
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