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"Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Sanyu A. Mojola

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on a rich variety of interviews and ethnographic and survey data from her native country of Kenya, Sanyu Mojola examines how young African women, who suffer disproportionate rates of HIV ... More


Birthright and Its Borrowing: Inheritance and Land Clientage Under Pressure

Parker Shipton

in Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes a look at human territoriality within Africa—who claims to belong where in equatorial Africa, for example, depends upon who can trace relationships to whom. It looks at Luo, for ... More


A Stubborn Disparity

Sanyu A. Mojola

in "Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the stark gender differences in HIV rates among African youth and discusses the major explanations (biophysiological, proximate, and structural) for this disparity. It also ... More


Historical and Cultural Context

Sanyu A. Mojola

in "Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 3 begins with a discussion of the social reality of the HIV prevalence rates in Nyanza province among the Luo. I then describe the historical and cultural background to the study to set in ... More


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