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Title Making sense of AIDS : culture, sexuality, and power in Melanesia / edited by Leslie Butt and Richard Eves
Published Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2008]


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Description xv, 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents When there's no accessing basic health care : local politics and responses to HIV/AIDS at Lake Kopiago, Papua New Guinea / Nicole Haley -- "It's mutual attraction" : transvestites and the risk of HIV transmission in urban Papua / Jack Morin -- Fear and loathing in Papua New Guinea : sexual health in a nation under siege / Lawrence J. Hammar -- Why are Kanak women more vulnerable than others to HIV? ethnographic and statistical insights from New Caledonia / Christine Salomon and Christine Hamelin -- Buying betel and selling sex : contested boundaries, risk milieus, and discourses about HIV/AIDS in the Markham Valley, Papua New Guinea / Bettina Beer -- Silence speaks volumes : elite responses to AIDS in highlands Papua / Leslie Butt --
The trouble with trousers : gossip, kastom, and sexual culture in Vanuatu / Maggie Cummings -- Love as sacrifice : the romantic underground and beliefs about HIV/AIDS in Manokwari, Papua / Sarah Hewat -- Smoke from fire : desire and secrecy in Auki, Solomon Islands / Holly Buchanan-Aruwafu and Rose Maebiru -- "You have to understand, some of us are glad AIDS has arrived" : Christianity and condoms among the Huli, Papua New Guinea / Holly Wardlow -- Moral reform and miraculous cures : Christian healing and AIDS in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea / Richard Eves -- SikAIDS : deconstructing the awareness campaign in rural West New Britain, Papua New Guinea / Naomi M. McPherson -- Fitting condoms on culture : rethinking approaches to HIV prevention in the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea / Katherine Lepani
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-305) and index
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Melanesia.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Melanesia.
AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects.
HIV Infections -- epidemiology.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control.
Health Policy.
Public Opinion.
Religion and Medicine.
Sexual Behavior.
Author Butt, Leslie, 1960-
Eves, Richard.
LC no. 2007048540
ISBN 9780824831936 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824831934 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824832490 (paperback: alk. paper)
0824832493 (paperback: alk. paper)