By Daniel Jordan Smith
Drawing on two decades 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, new release, and social category. Nigerians, he indicates, view either social inequality and the presence of AIDS in ethical phrases, as different types of moral failure. blending ethnographies that describe lifestyle with pointed analyses of public overall healthiness interventions, he demonstrates simply how robust those paired anxieties—medical and social—are, and the way the area may well greater alleviate them via a extra delicate realizing in their relationship.
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