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Making sense of AIDS : culture, sexuality, and power in Melanesia / edited by Leslie Butt and Richard Eves
Bib ID 4272740
Format BookBook
Description [Honolulu] : University of Hawaii Press, c2008 
xv, 320 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780824831936
0824831934
9780824832490
0824832493
Full contents
  • When there's no accessing basic health care : local politics and 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
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects AIDS (Disease) -- Melanesia.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Melanesia.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects.  |  HIV Infections -- epidemiology -- Melanesia.  |  HIV Infections -- prevention & control -- Melanesia.  |  Health Policy -- Melanesia.  |  Public Opinion -- Melanesia.  |  Religion and Medicine -- Melanesia.  |  Sexual Behavior -- Melanesia.
Other authors/contributors Butt, Leslie, 1960-  |  Eves, Richard

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