Turning dread into capital : South Africa's AIDS diplomacy
Publication of this article was funded by the Stellenbosch University Open Access Fund.
The original publication is available at http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/
Summary: The article first describes the emergence and contemporary practice of health diplomacy; this is followed by a discussion of niche diplomacy, in particular as it applies to the foreign policy agendas of emerging middle powers. It then reviews South African foreign policy and diplomacy, before situating these policies within the context of emerging mechanisms of south-south multilateralism. The article concludes by synthesizing these elements and advocating for a South African AIDS diplomacy, emphasizing its potential to galvanize a global project of emancipation.