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AIDS, sexuality and gender in Africa : collective strategies and struggles in Tanzania and Zambia

Author: Carolyn L Baylies; Janet M Bujra
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Social aspects of AIDS.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book draws on first-hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers. They study the severity of the AIDS epidemic and the threat it poses to the population and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn L Baylies; Janet M Bujra
ISBN: 1841420247 9781841420240 1841420271 9781841420271
OCLC Number: 44768747
Description: xviii, 222 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Perspectives on gender and AIDS in Africa --
Responses to the AIDS epidemic in Tanzania and Zambia --
AIDS in Kapulanga, Mongu: poverty, neglect and gendered patterns of blame --
Sinners and outsiders: the drama of AIDS in Rungwe --
AIDS in Kanyama: contested sexual practice and the gendered dynamics of community interventions --
Target practice: gender and generational struggles in AIDS prevention work in Lushoto --
Reconciling individual costs with collective benefits: women organising against AIDS in Mansa --AIDS activism in Dar es Salaam: many struggles; a single goal --
The struggle continues: some conclusions.
Series Title: Social aspects of AIDS.
Responsibility: Carolyn Baylies and Janet Bujra [editors] ; with the Gender and AIDS Group.
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'This book is certainly essential reading for all those working in the fields of development, African Studies and Health.' - Social Science and Medicine

 
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