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- DescriptionAIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City tackles this issue head on and examines how AIDS has altered the ways masculinity is lived in Uganda - a country kwn as Africa's great AIDS success story. Based on a decade of ethgraphic research in an urban slum community in the capital Kampala, this book reveals the persistence of masculine privilege in the age of AIDS and the implications such privilege has for combating AIDS across the African continent.
- Author BiographyRobert Wyrod is Assistant Professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies and the International Affairs Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.
- Author(s)Robert Wyrod
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication05/07/2016
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note4 line illustrations; 14 b/w; 2 tables
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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