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    Aids in South Africa: Issues of Justice, and The Challenge of Moral Theology


    Mulligan, Suzanne (2004) Aids in South Africa: Issues of Justice, and The Challenge of Moral Theology. PhD thesis, Pontifical University, St Patrick's College, Maynooth.

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    Abstract

    This thesis explores the AIDS epidemic in Developing Countries, and examines some of the factors contributing to the problem. It approaches the epidemic from a justice perspective, and so the themes discussed concentrate on issues of injustice and exploitation. The argument is that at the root of the crisis lie injustices which fuel the spread of HIV/AIDS. It is therefore not the intention here to focus primarily on AIDS as a sexual matter. Although within the Developing World, HIV/AIDS is mainly transmitted through heterosexual intercourse, the AIDS epidemic cannot adequately be discussed in these terms alone. Approaching it as a justice issue provides a broader and more inclusive understanding of the problematic.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
    Keywords: Aids; South Africa; Moral Theology;
    Academic Unit: St Patrick's College, Maynooth > Faculty of Theology
    Item ID: 5233
    Depositing User: IR eTheses
    Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2014 15:45
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