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By Robert Wyrod

AIDS has been a devastating plague in a lot of sub-Saharan Africa, but the long term implications for gender and sexuality are only emerging. AIDS and Masculinity within the African City tackles this factor head on and examines how AIDS has altered the methods masculinity is lived in Uganda—a nation often called Africa’s nice AIDS luck tale. in line with a decade of ethnographic learn in an city slum neighborhood within the capital Kampala, this ebook finds the patience of masculine privilege within the age of AIDS and the results such privilege has for struggling with AIDS around the African continent.

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