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ISBN-13: 9780826516824
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 02/14/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Jennifer S. Hirsch, Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, is the author of A Courtship after Marriage: Sexuality and Love in Mexican Transnational Families and co-editor of two recent volumes on the comparative anthropology of love.
Holly Wardlow, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, is the author of Wayward Women: Sexuality and Agency in a New Guinea Society.
Daniel Jordan Smith, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Associate Director of the Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University, is the author of A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria.
Harriet Phinney is a lecturer at Seattle University.
Shanti Parikh is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis.
Constance A. Nathanson, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences and Professor of Population and Family Health in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, is the author of Disease Prevention as Social Change and Dangerous Passage: The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence.

Table of Contents


Introduction
From Cultural Traits to Global Processes: Methods for a Critical Comparative Ethnography
The Geography of Desire: Social Space, Sexual Projects, and the Organization of Extramarital Sex in Rural Mexico
Gender Inequality, Culture, and the Social Risks of Modern Marriage: Men's Infidelity and Women's Vulnerability to HIV Infection in Southeastern Nigeria
"Eaten One's Fill and All Stirred Up": Doi Moi and the Re-Configuration of Masculine Sexual Risk and Men's Extramarital Sex in Vietnam

"Whip Him in the Head with a Stick!". Marriage, Male Infidelity, and Female Confrontation among the Huli
Going Public: Monogamy, Infidelity and Marriage in Southeastern Uganda
Conclusion

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