Facing up to AIDS

The Socio-economic Impact in Southern Africa

  • Sholto Cross
  • Alan Whiteside

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Setting the Scene

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alan Whiteside
      Pages 3-12
    3. D. W. FitzSimons
      Pages 13-33
  3. Modelling the AIDS Impact in South Africa

  4. Economic Assessments for South Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Jonathan Broomberg, Malcolm Steinberg, Patrick Masobe, Graeme Behr
      Pages 158-190
  5. The African Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Alan Whiteside
      Pages 217-240
    3. Richard Hore
      Pages 241-260
  6. Facing up to AIDS in South Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Sholto Cross
      Pages 318-320
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 321-331

About this book


This study looks at the global plague which is threatening to engulf South Africa at a crucial moment in its history. Economists, demographers and health planners present a range of new methods of understanding the likely course of the disease, drawn from the most recent research.


AIDS assessment capital demography health HIV HIV infection infection methods modeling Nation

Editors and affiliations

  • Sholto Cross
    • 1
  • Alan Whiteside
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Development StudiesUniversity of East AngliaUK
  2. 2.Economic Research UnitUniversity of NatalSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-57818-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-22597-2
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