By Daniel Jordan Smith
Drawing on two decades of fieldwork in Nigeria, Smith tells a narrative of dramatic social alterations, ones implicated within the related inequalities that still issue into neighborhood perceptions approximately AIDS—inequalities of gender, new release, 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 way of life with pointed analyses of public future health interventions, he demonstrates simply how robust those paired anxieties—medical and social—are, and the way the realm may well larger alleviate them via a extra delicate knowing in their relationship.
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