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Aids, Sexuality And Gender In Africa
     

Aids, Sexuality And Gender In Africa

by Carolyn Baylies
 

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ISBN-10: 1841420247

ISBN-13: 2901841420249

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The book draws on first hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers from Britain, Zambia and Tanzania, and focuses on the gendered aspect of the struggle against AIDS.

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The book draws on first hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers from Britain, Zambia and Tanzania, and focuses on the gendered aspect of the struggle against AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901841420249
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
Social Aspects of AIDS Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244

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Table of Contents

List of contributorsviii
Series Editor's Prefacex
Prefacexi
Acknowledgementsxv
List of Abbreviationsxvii
1Perspectives on gender and AIDS in Africa1
2Responses to the AIDS epidemic in Tanzania and Zambia25
3AIDS in Kapulanga, Mongu: poverty, neglect and gendered patterns of blame59
4Sinners and outsiders: the drama of AIDS in Rungwe76
5AIDS in Kanyama: contested sexual practice and the gendered dynamics of community interventions95
6Target practice: gender and generational struggles in AIDS prevention work in Lushoto113
7Reconciling individual costs with collective benefits: women organising against AIDS in Mansa132
8AIDS activism in Dar es Salaam: many struggles; a single goal153
9The struggle continues: some conclusions174
Bibliography198
Index214

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