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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume contains sixteen lectures given to the National Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2004. The topical issues debated in this volume include the patenting of AIDS drugs, the ... More


Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980

Shane Doyle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265338
eISBN:
9780191760488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265338.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses two of the most important questions in modern African history: the causes of rapid population growth, and the origins of the AIDS pandemic. It examines three societies on the ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue: AIDS and Demographic Change in Historical Context

Shane Doyle

in Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265338
eISBN:
9780191760488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265338.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the role of long-term changes in patterns of fertility, mortality, and STDs in the emergence and control of HIV in this region. It emphasizes that in order to explain the ... More


Introduction

Shane Doyle

in Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265338
eISBN:
9780191760488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265338.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the three case study areas of Ankole, Buganda, and Buhaya, located today in Uganda and Tanzania, and explains the reasoning behind their selection. Most famously, it was ... More


Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Nadine Beckmann, Alessandro Gusman, and Catrine Shroff (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Religious ideas about health, sexuality, and the body have had great influence on the perceptions of HIV/AIDS in the African continent. At the same time, AIDS as a disease and as a realm of ... More


The Mode of Transmission That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Islam, AIDS and the Public Secret of Homosexuality in Northern Nigeria

Jack Ume Tocco

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the secrecy surrounding homosexuality in Northern Nigeria and its implications for HIV transmission and prevention. Masu harka (‘men who have sex with men’) enjoy considerable ... More


Epilogue: The Strings, Strains and Strides of Transnational Competencies and Complex Ambiguities

Rijk van Dijk

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The chapters in this book demonstrate how transnational connections in Africa often appear as a source of ambiguity in formations that otherwise are ideologically perceived as bounded, autonomous ... More


Introduction: Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Nadine Beckmann, Alessandro Gusman, Catrine Shroff, and Rijk van Dijk

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The AIDS pandemic has given rise to transnational connections through which ideas and resources in relation to HIV/AIDS flow between Western and African organisations, as well as between ... More


Contested Sexualities and Shared Concerns: Power Dynamics in a Transnational Network of Faith-Based Organisations

Brenda Bartelink and Erik Meinema

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses how contested understandings of sexuality and sex education for young people are put into practice in the transnational social field of development. It does so by focusing on ... More


‘I Don’t Want to Hear’: HIV, AIDS and the Power of Words in Bushbuckridge, South Africa1

Isak Niehaus

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In recent years confessional technologies have become an important means of confronting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. These include ‘coming out’ with HIV positivity, and providing public testimony about ... More


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