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Trying to survive in times of poverty and AIDS : women and multiple partner sex in Malawi

Author
Borne, Francine van den.
Title
Trying to survive in times of poverty and AIDS : women and multiple partner sex in Malawi / Francine van den Borne.
Format
Book
Published
Amsterdam, The Netherlands : Het Spinhuis, 2005.
Description
xix, 362 p. : 1 map ; 23 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0610/2005477379.html
Series
Health, culture, and society
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-342) and indexes.
Paperback.
Contents
  • Background and context, fieldwork and ethics
  • Discourses about AIDS
  • Ambiguities of marriage : women as victims and instigators of unstable unions
  • "There's nothing for free" : poor 'single' women entrapped in fraying safety nets
  • Multiple partner sex in historical perspective
  • Bar girls and freelancers in and around drinking establishments
  • The dynamics of social and sexual networking
  • Bartering sex in times of AIDS : respecting, trusting, and helping one another
  • 'Prostitutes' and the benefiting bar environment
  • Dissolution.
Kinsey subjects
Sex behavior--Female--Malawi.
AIDS--Female--Malawi.
Prostitution--Female--Malawi.
Sex customs--Malawi.
Social conditions--Malawi.
ISBN
9055892300 (pbk.)
9789055892303 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
186.2 B56 t6 2005
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute