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Strings Attached AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa,9780197265680
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Strings Attached AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

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Author Biography

Nadine Beckmann, Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Roehampton,Alessandro Gusman, Research Fellow, University of Turin,Catrine Schroff, Research Fellow, Centre of African Studies, University of Copenhagen

Table of Contents

1. Strings Attached: AIDS and the rise of transnational connections in Africa, NADINE BECKMANN, CATRINE CHRISTIANSEN, ALESSANDRO GUSMAN AND RIJK VAN DIJK
Part 1: Transnational Relations and Conservative Agendas
2. Sponsored Sexuality, AIDS and Tough Choices, CHRISTINE OBBO
3. Hands across the Sea: Religion, politics, gender and sex, in the US and Africa, BROOKE GRUNDFEST SCHOEPF
4. From an Activist's Point of View: Experiencing transnational dynamics among African migrant communities in the UK, IJEOMA AJIBADE
5. Global Moralities, Local Responses: Interpreting sexual morality and social belonging in Uganda, JOANNA SADGROVE
Part 2: Transnational Power and Local Agency
6. Transnational Religious Networks Encounter Community Realities: HIV prevention in Zambia, AMY PATTERSON
7. Condoms, Pills and Professional Identity: The transnational ART Scale-up Project and Catholic HIV/AIDS counsellors in Uganda, LOUISE MUBANDA RASMUSSEN
8. Contested Sexualities and Shared Concerns: Power dynamics in a transnational network of faith-based organisations, BRENDA BARTELINK AND ERIK MEINEMA
9. 'I don't want to hear': HIV, AIDS and the power of words in Bushbuckridge, South Africa, ISAK NIEHAUS
Part 3: Transnational Ideas and Local Discourses about Sexuality
10. 'If you cannot control yourself': Christian leaders as HIV preventers in Malawi, ANAIS BERTRAND-DANSEREAU
11. Let's talk about sex: Islam and sexuality in positive Muslims' 'Theology of compassion', JONAS SVENSSON
12. The Choice of Health: Christian family planning among cosmopolitan educated professionals in times of HIV/AIDS in Botswana, ASTRID BOCHOW
Part 4: Transnational Identities and Homosexuality
13. 'Decadent Imports', 'Vile Abominations': (Under)developing discourses on male- male sex and the missionary position in Buganda, 1875-1910, LINDSAY EHRISMAN
14. A Backlash of the Hegemony of Human Rights Discourse and Transnational Moralities: The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill, ALEXANDRA MULLER
15. The Mode of Transmission that Dare not Speak its Name: Islam, AIDS and the public secret of homosexuality in Northern Nigeria, JACK UME TOCCO
16. Strings, Strains and Strides of Transnational Competence: Complex ambiguities, RIJK VAN DIJK

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