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Local women, global science : fighting AIDS in Kenya

Author: Karen M Booth
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karen Booth looks closely at the operation of two clinics in Nairobi, & explores how internationally funded & nationally sanctioned interventions to stop the spread of HIV are focused on the working class & poor - those least able to challenge traditional patterns of behavior, including male dominance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Booth, Karen M., 1962-
Local women, global science.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003011796
(OCoLC)52341933
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen M Booth
ISBN: 0253110785 9780253110787 1282071823 9781282071827
OCLC Number: 61662129
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 204 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Global medicine, local sex, and crisis --
Nairobi's casino: colonizing AIDS in the urban clinic --
Negotiating AIDS policy in Kenya: 1984-1994 --
"High-frequency transmitters" and invisible men --
"A husband can have a thousand girlfriends!" --
Drugs for whom? "African AIDS" in the second decade.
Responsibility: Karen M. Booth.
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