By Daniel Jordan Smith
Drawing on 20 years of fieldwork in Nigeria, Smith tells a narrative of dramatic social adjustments, ones implicated within the related inequalities that still issue into neighborhood perceptions approximately AIDS—inequalities of gender, iteration, and social type. Nigerians, he exhibits, view either social inequality and the presence of AIDS in ethical phrases, as varieties of moral failure. blending ethnographies that describe lifestyle with pointed analyses of public healthiness interventions, he demonstrates simply how strong those paired anxieties—medical and social—are, and the way the area may well greater alleviate them via a extra delicate knowing in their relationship.
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