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Sex in development : science, sexuality, and morality in global perspective

Author: Vincanne Adams; Stacy Leigh Pigg
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ethnographic studies of the role of sexuality and gender in development discourse and policy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sex in development.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004025372
(OCoLC)56840433
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincanne Adams; Stacy Leigh Pigg
ISBN: 9780822386414 0822386410
OCLC Number: 220951324
Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: the moral object of sex / Stacy Leigh Pigg and Vincanne Adams --
Globalizing the facts of life / Stacy Leigh Pigg --
Moral science and the management of "sexual revolution" in Russia / Michele Rivkin-Fish --
Family planning, human nature, and the ethical subject of sex in urban Greece / Heather Paxson --
From auntie to diso: the bifurcation of risk and pleasure in sex education in Uganda / Shanti A. Parikh --
Sexuality, the state, and the runaway wives of highlands Papua, Indonesia / Leslie Butt --
"Ordinary" sex, prostitutes, and middle-class wives: liberalization and national identity in India / Heather S. Dell --
Moral orgasm and productive sex: tantrism faces fertility control in Lhasa, Tibet (China) / Vincanne Adams --
Uses and pleasures: sexual modernity, HIV/AIDS, and confessional technologies in a West African metropolis / Vinh-Kim Nguyen --
The Kothi wars: AIDS, cosmopolitanism and the morality of classification / Lawrence Cohen.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Vincanne Adams and Stacy Leigh Pigg, editors.
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"This collection adopts a sophisticated ethnographic and historical perspective. . . . [I]t will be invaluable to those with an interest in health policy or development as well as anthropology." -- Read more...

 
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