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Susser, Ida

AIDS, Sex, and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa

Susser, Ida - AIDS, Sex, and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa, ebook

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AIDS, Sex, and Culture is a revealing examination of the impact the AIDS epidemic in Africa has had on women, based on the author’s own extensive ethnographic research.

  • based on the author's own story growing up in South Africa
  • looks at the impact of social conservatism in the US on AIDS prevention programs
  • discussion of the experiences of women in areas ranging from Durban in KwaZulu Natal to rural settlements in Namibia and Botswana
  • includes a chapter written by Sibongile Mkhize at the University of KwaZulu Natal who tells the story of her own family’s struggle with AIDS

Keywords: Medical Anthropology, AIDS epidemic, anthropology, public health, ethnography, gender, grassroots activism, South Africa, Namibia, Kalahari, San people

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444359107
Printed ISBN
9781405155878

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