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Balancing men, morals and money [electronic resource] : women's agency between HIV and security in a Malawi village / Janneke Verheijen.

Author/Creator:
Verheijen, Janneke, author.
Publication:
Leiden, The Netherlands : African Studies Centre, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 301 pages) : color illustrations, maps.
Series:
African studies collection (Leiden, Netherlands); v. 53.
African studies collection ; vol. 53

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Other Title:
Women's agency between HIV and security in a Malawi village
Subjects:
Prostitutes -- Diseases -- Malawi -- Case studies.
Prostitutes -- Health and hygiene -- Malawi -- Case studies.
Prostitutes -- Malawi -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Prostitutes -- Malawi -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.
HIV infections -- Malawi -- Case studies.
AIDS (Disease) -- Malawi -- Case studies.
Malawi -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.
Contents:
Introduction: The transactional sex paradigm
A history of gender roles, food insecurity and AIDS in Malawi
Moving to Mudzi : an introduction to the research site
Knitting narratives : research methodology
Women's sexual relationship choices
Safe or unsafe
that's the question : sex and HIV
Of cash flows and good friends : money versus social capital
Decent wives and dirty money : women's independent income
Discussion and conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-289).
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
9789054481324
9054481323
OCLC:
915141595