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HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 2002, Sierra Leone emerged from a decade long civil war. Seeking international attention and development aid, its government faced a dilemma. Though devastated by conflict, Sierra Leone had a low ... More


Introduction: HIV Exceptionalism in Sierra Leone: Christiana’s Story

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The book opens with a case study of a woman who died specifically from “not AIDS.” The argument of the book is primarily that the collection of HIV interventions that aim to mitigate the effects of ... More


For Love of Country: Model Citizens, Good Governance, and the Nationalization of HIV

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 5, I address some of the ways that global HIV/AIDS programming norms shape both the official performances of “good governance” and local expressions of political subjectivity among ... More


The HIV Industry in Postwar Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 describes the “topography” of HIV programming in Freetown and the range of theoretical and conceptual tools for developing a map of the program terrain and its key actors.


The Imperative to Talk: Disclosure and Its Preoccupations

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 highlights practices of HIV disclosure and how it, as a global health norm, evokes and dovetails with local notions of secrecy, silence and concealment, an all-too-familiar and much ... More


Exceptional Life, Exceptional Suffering: Enumerating HIV’s Truths

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 explains how ideas about Sierra Leone’s civil war and various accounting practice (techniques of enumeration and stories of suffering) are produced and circulated about the epidemic in ... More


Conclusion: The Future of HIV Exceptionalism

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The findings in this book suggest the role that HIV care, treatment, and support are to play in future global health endeavors needs to be carefully considered—and its exceptional status ... More


Positive Living: Hierarchies of Visibility, Vulnerability, and Self-Reliance

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 focuses on institutional preoccupation with visibility and recognition for establishing hierarchies within HIV organizations and among HIV-positive people. Also describes how certain ... More


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