HIV/AIDS:A Concern of Anthropology
JIN Wei (Social Development Research Institute, Central Communist Party School, Beijing 100091, China)
Anthropology, during its developing process, has always prioritized the study on the links between diseases and social politics, economy, and culture. At the turn of the century, the increasingly severer HIV/AIDS issue in China has aroused “collective” concerns and actions among anthropologists, exerting certain “influence” and social impact. The “millennium plague” of HIV/AIDS has posed huge challenge to the humanistic-social science and research, and meanwhile provided an opportunity for anthropology to contribute to the human development by leveraging its power.
【CateGory Index】： C913.9