Lolita Guevarra

Using a vivid mosaic of public controversies and ethnographic vignettes, Fassin works through the controversial denials of South African president Thabo Mbeki and the precautionary policies of his health ministers within histories of apartheid, epidemics which justified segregation, and secret biological warfare plans of Project Coast, as well as wider battles over the ethical protocols of Aids testing and widening inequalities."-Michael M.J.Fischer, author of _Emergent Forms of Life and the more