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Condoms, Pills and Professional Identity: The Transnational ART Scale-up Project and Catholic HIV/AIDS Counsellors in Uganda

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

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/9780197265680.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographic research with different Catholic HIV/AIDS projects in Uganda revealed a remarkable contrast between HIV prevention and HIV counselling with regard to the condom question. Whereas HIV ... More


Genocide against Indigenous Peoples

David Maybury-Lewis

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how the genocidal and inhumane treatment of indigenous peoples was often framed in the metanarratives of modernity, particularly in the notion of “progress.” It points out that not ... More


A Generation of HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘the post-ARV generation’ through a contextual analysis of the history of the HIV-AIDS pandemic in Africa – Uganda specifically – and how that shaped the ... More


Biomedical Citizenship

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Treatment Action Campaign, and its struggle for the public provision of antiretrovirals. The international struggle against patent protection on essential medicines is the ... More


The Birth of Assisted Reproductive Technology in China

Ayo Wahlberg

in Good Quality: The Routinization of Sperm Banking in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297777
eISBN:
9780520969995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297777.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter chronicles the difficult birth of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) in China through the 1980s and 1990s, showing how ideas of improving population quality acted as a persuasive ... More


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