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Etic and Emic Categories in Male Sexual Health: A Case Study from Orissa

Martine Collumbien, Nabesh Bohidar, Ram Das, Braj Das, and Pertti Pelto

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Presents a case study from intervention research on male sexual health in eastern India. Focused ethnographic research shows that men's concerns about sexual health comprise a complex array of ... More


Combination Prevention

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the combination of interventions to stop the spread of HIV—in other words “combination prevention.” Combination prevention requires simultaneous action on several fronts. This ... More


Male Circumcision in the AIDS Era: New Relevance of an Old Topic

Judith E. Brown

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the importance of the current research by anthropologists on male circumcision as a possible HIV intervention in Africa. It explains that modern biomedical evidence is growing ... More


The Long-Term View

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that along with intensifying current efforts to decrease mortality from HIV and reduce its spread to low endemic levels, AIDS programs and societies at large should shift the ... More


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