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HIV exceptionalism : development through disease in Sierra Leone

Author: Adia Benton
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adia Benton
ISBN: 9780816692422 0816692424 9780816692439 0816692432
OCLC Number: 880809048
Notes: "Sponsored by Quadrant's Health and Society group (advisory board: Susan Craddock, Jennifer Gunn, Alex Rothman, and Karen-Sue Taussig), and by the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota."
"A different version of chapter 2 was previously published as "Exceptional Suffering?: Enumeration and Vernacular Accounting in the HIV-Positive Experience," Medical Anthropology 31, no. 4 (July 2012): 310-328; Medical Anthropology is available online at"
Description: xii, 176 pages : illustrations
Contents: Mapping the post/civil war HIV terrain --
Exceptional life --
Disclosure and the imperative to talk --
Imaging the positive life --
For love of country.
Responsibility: Adia Benton.


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"A keenly observed case study."-Foreign Affairs"HIV Exceptionalism will be a fine addition to both institutional and personal libraries, offering insights for global health and development scholars, Read more...

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