South African AIDS Activism and Global Health Politics

  • Mandisa Mbali

Part of the Global Ethics Series book series (GLOETH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: South African AIDS Activism and Global Health Justice

  3. AIDS Activism and South Africa’s Transition

  4. The TAC and Global Health Politics

  5. Postscript: Recession and Reinventions

    1. Mandisa Mbali
      Pages 227-244
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 245-295

About this book


South Africa has the world's largest number of people living with HIV. This book offers a history of AIDS activism in South Africa from its origins in gay and anti-apartheid activism to the formation and consolidation of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), including its central role in the global HIV treatment access movement.


AIDS capital Moral morality politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Mandisa Mbali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Social AnthropologyStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa

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