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AIDS and masculinity in the African city : privilege, inequality, and modern manhood

Author: Robert Wyrod
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. This book examines how AIDS has altered the ways masculinity is lived in Uganda, a country known as Africa's great AIDS success story. Based on extensive ethnographic research in an urban slum community called Bwaise, this book reveals the persistence of masculine privilege in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wyrod
ISBN: 9780520286689 0520286685 9780520286696 0520286693 9780520961784 0520961781
OCLC Number: 959555119
Description: viii, 299 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Figures and Tables 1. Remaking Masculinity in Bwaise 2. The Making of Masculinity in Urban Uganda 3. Providing in Poverty 4. Women's Rights in the Remaking of Masculinity 5. The Intersection of Masculinity, Sexuality, and AIDS 6. Beyond Bwaise Epilogue Acknowledgments Appendix Notes References Index
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