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Author Baylies, Carolyn L. (Carolyn Louise), 1947- author

Title AIDS, sexuality and gender in Africa : collective strategies and struggles in Tanzania and Zambia / Carolyn Baylies and Janet Bujra with the Gender and AIDS Group
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 222 pages) : map
Series Social aspects of AIDS
Social aspects of AIDS.
Contents Perspectives on gender and AIDS in Africa -- Responses to the AIDS epidemic in Tanzania and Zambia -- AIDS in Kapulanga, Mongu : poverty, neglect and gendered patterns of blame -- Sinners and outsiders : the drama of AIDS in Rungwe -- AIDS in Kanyama : contested sexual practice and the gendered dynamics of community interventions -- Target practice : gender and generational struggles in AIDS prevention work in Lushoto -- Reconciling individual costs with collective benefits : women organising against AIDS in Mansa --AIDS activism in Dar es Salaam : many struggles; a single goal -- The struggle continues : some conclusions
Summary Annotation This book draws on first-hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers. They study the severity of the AIDS epidemic and the threat it poses to the population and society in Tanzania and Zambia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-214) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Tanzania.
AIDS (Disease) -- Zambia.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- epidemiology.
Interpersonal Relations.
Sexual Behavior.
Form Electronic book
Author Bujra, Janet M., author
LC no. 00059186
ISBN 0203495292 (electronic bk.)
1841420247 (hc)
1841420271 (paperback)
9780203495292 (electronic bk.)
9781841420240 (hc)
9781841420271 (paperback)