Item description for Sex and Gender in an Era of AIDS. Ghana at the Turn of the Millennium by Christine Oppong...
This comprehensive collection of essays provides a full account of the complexities of sex and gender as they relate to HIV/AIDS, in Ghana specifically and in Africa more generally. They offer perspectives from various disciplines and fields of study including anthropology, demography, history, literature, public health and sociology. The contributions stress the urgency of the pandemic and its threat to the existence of the African State. They further illustrate how aspects such as gender roles, social transformation, poverty, mobility, communication, changing cultural norms, cultural anxieties and exploitation are all interwoven in this multifaceted disease, and its various ramifications.
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Studio: Sub-Saharan Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 1" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher Sub-Saharan Publishers
ISBN 9988550553 ISBN13 9789988550554