AIDS doesn't show its face : inequality, morality, and social change in Nigeria (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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AIDS doesn't show its face : inequality, morality, and social change in Nigeria

Author: Daniel Jordan Smith
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"AIDS and Africa are indelibly linked in popular consciousness, but despite widespread awareness of the epidemic, much of the story remains hidden beneath a superficial focus on condoms, sex workers, and antiretrovirals. Africa gets lost in this equation, Daniel Jordan Smith argues, transformed into a mere vehicle to explain AIDS, and in AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face, he offers a powerful reversal, using AIDS as a lens  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Jordan Smith
ISBN: 9780226108667 022610866X 9780226108834 022610883X
OCLC Number: 849822586
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Okada men, money, and the moral hazards of urban inequality --
Gender inequality, sexual morality, and AIDS --
"Come and receive your miracle": Pentecostal Christianity and AIDS --
"Feeding fat on AIDS": NGOs, inequality, and corruption --
Returning home to die: migration and kinship in the era of AIDS --
Living with HIV: the ethical dilemmas of building a normal life.
Responsibility: Daniel Jordan Smith.

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AIDS and Africa are indelibly linked in popular consciousness, but despite widespread awareness of the epidemic, much of the story remains hidden beneath a superficial focus on condoms, sex workers,  Read more...

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"Drawing on more than twenty years of fieldwork, Smith effectively uses popular reactions to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria as a lens through which to observe and analyze social change there. He Read more...

 
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