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AIDS, Culture, and Africa [electronic resource] / edited by Douglas A. Feldman.

Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 293 p.)
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Subjects:
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Medical subjects:
Socioeconomic Factors -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Sexual Behavior -- ethnology -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Risk Assessment -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Cultural Characteristics -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- ethnology -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Feldman's essays represent a range of original ideas methodologies, and suggestions that make a contribution to the field of AIDS research. The book examines key issues such as HIV transmission, condom use, sexual patterns, political factors gender, poverty, and behavioural change.
Contents:
Myths of science, myths of sex : homophobia and HIV vulnerability in Namibia / Robert Lorway
HIV/AIDS prevention : strategies for improving prevention efforts in Africa / Elizabeth Onjoro Meassick
Tugende Uganda : issues in defining "sex" and "sexual partners" in Africa / Susan McCombie and Ariela Eshel
HIV/AIDS and the context of polygyny and other marital and sexual unions in Africa : implications for risk assessment and interventions / Teresa Swezey and Michele Teitlebaum
Gender, poverty, and AIDS risk : case studies from rural Uganda / Charles B. Rwabukwali
Culture in action : reactions to social responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa / Eleanor Preston-Whyte
Conclusion : it's not just about AIDS
the underlying agenda to control HIV in Africa / Douglas A. Feldman.
AIDS, culture, and Africa : the anthropological perspective / Douglas A. Feldman
Confounding conventional wisdom : the Ju/'hoansi and HIV/AIDS / Richard B. Lee and Ida Susser
Gendered responses to living with AIDS : case studies in Rwanda / Ruth Kornfield and Stella Babalola
A theory of social proximity : accounting for societal-level behavior change / Kate MacIntyre and Carl Kendall
Male circumcision in the AIDS era : new relevance of an old topic / Judith E. Brown
Factors that influence Ivorian women's risk perception of STIs and HIV / Kim Longfield
Courage, conquest, and condoms : harmful ideologies of masculinity and sexual encounters in Zambia in the time of HIV/AIDS / Anthony Simpson
Attitudes toward HIV/AIDS among Zambian high school students / Douglas A. Feldman ... [et al.]
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Feldman, Douglas A.
ISBN:
0-8130-4511-8
0-8130-3930-4
OCLC:
801840856