New PDF release: Culture and Sexual Risk: Anthropological Perspectives on

By Hans ten and Herdt Brummelhuis

ISBN-10: 2884491317

ISBN-13: 9782884491310

Brummelhuis and Herdt supply an excessive exam of sexual possibility and its cultural configurations heretofore lacking from the AIDS literature. The chapters on Western homosexual males converse to the urgent methodological, conceptual and theoretical wishes in HIV/AIDS learn whereas offering an figuring out and documentation of homosexual men's lives in the rising corpus of lesbian and homosexual stories. Chapters at the Philippines, Brazil, Haiti and Africa discover the cultural, political and financial contexts surrounding the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS in those cultures.

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Human Nature 1(4): 415–446. 1990b. Sending sickness: Sorcery, Politics, and Changing Concepts of AIDS in Rural Haiti. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 4(1): 6–27. 1992. AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1991. Tuberculosis, poverty, and ‘compliance’: Lessons from rural Haiti. Seminars in Respiratory Infections 6(4): 254–260. Ramilus, and Jim Yong Kim. 1992. The Dynamics of HIV Transmission in Rural Haiti. Abstract Number C4608. VIIIth International Conference on AIDS/IIIrd STD World Congress.

While cultural considerations—such as racism or the nearly universal stigma attached to AIDS—may very well be of 24 PAUL FARMER overriding significance in settings in the Northern hemisphere, we would argue that they are often less so wherever poverty and economic inequity serve as the most virulent co-factors in the spread of this disease. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research upon which this chapter is based was made possible by a collaboration between two community-based organizations: Zanmi Lasante and Partners in Health.

United Nations Development Program (UNDP). 1992. Young Women: Silence, Susceptibility and the HIV Epidemic. New York: UNDP. 1989. Le Plaçage: Droit Coutumier et Famille en Haïti. Paris: Éditions Publisud. Chapter TWO Culture, Sex Research and AIDS Prevention in Africa Brooke Grundfest Schoepf AIDS is the leading cause of death among sexually active youth and adults in a number of African countries. As elsewhere in the Third World, the majority become infected through sexual relations unprotected by condoms.

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