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International security, conflict and gender: 'HIV/AIDS is another war'

Seckinelgin, Hakan (2012) International security, conflict and gender: 'HIV/AIDS is another war'. Routledge research in comparative politics . Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415615709

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Abstract

This book challenges the conventional security-based international policy frameworks that have developed for dealing with HIV/AIDS during and after conflicts, and examines first-hand evidence and experiences of conflict and HIV/AIDS. Since the turn of the century international policy agenda on security have focused on HIV/AIDS only as a concern for national and international security, ignoring people’s particular experiences, vulnerabilities and needs in conflict and post-conflict contexts. Developing a gender-based framework for HIV/AIDS-conflict analysis, this book draws on research conducted in Burundi to understand the implications of post-conflict demobilization and reintegration policies on women and men and their vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. By centring the argument on personal reflections, this work provides a critical alternative method to engage with conflict and HIV/AIDS, and a much richer understanding of the relationship between the two.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.routledge.com/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit
Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2012 12:14
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41703/

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