Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-214) and index.
Perspectives on gender and AIDS in Africa -- Responses to the AIDS epidemic in Tanzania and Zambia -- AIDS in Kapulanga, Mongu : poverty, neglect and gendered patterns of blame -- Sinners and outsiders : the drama of AIDS in Rungwe -- AIDS in Kanyama : contested sexual practice and the gendered dynamics of community interventions -- Target practice : gender and generational struggles in AIDS prevention work in Lushoto -- Reconciling individual costs with collective benefits : women organising against AIDS in Mansa --AIDS activism in Dar es Salaam : many struggles; a single goal -- The struggle continues : some conclusions.
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Annotation This book draws on first-hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers. They study the severity of the AIDS epidemic and the threat it poses to the population and society in Tanzania and Zambia.