By Daniel Jordan Smith
Drawing on two decades of fieldwork in Nigeria, Smith tells a narrative of dramatic social adjustments, ones implicated within the comparable inequalities that still issue into neighborhood perceptions approximately AIDS—inequalities of gender, new release, and social type. Nigerians, he indicates, view either social inequality and the presence of AIDS in ethical phrases, as types of moral failure. blending ethnographies that describe lifestyle with pointed analyses of public well-being interventions, he demonstrates simply how robust those paired anxieties—medical and social—are, and the way the realm could greater alleviate them via a extra delicate knowing in their relationship.
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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria by Daniel Jordan Smith