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Author McNeill, Fraser G., 1977-

Title AIDS, politics, and music in South Africa [electronic resource] / Fraser G. McNeill.

Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xxv, 278 p. : ill., maps.
Series The international African library ; no. 42
International African library ; 42.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: AIDS, politics and music; 2. The battle for Venda kingship; 3. A rite to AIDS education? Venda girls' initiation and HIV prevention; 4. 'We want a job in the government': motivation and mobility in AIDS peer education; 5. 'We sing about what we cannot talk about': biomedical AIDS knowledge in stanza; 6. Guitar songs and 'sexy women': a folk cosmology of AIDS; 7. 'Condoms cause AIDS': poison, prevention, and degrees of separation; 8. Conclusion.
Summary "This book offers an original anthropological approach to the AIDS epidemic in South Africa by arguing that music is central to understanding how AIDS interventions operate"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject HIV infections -- Prevention -- South Africa.
HIV infections -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Music -- South Africa.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781107009912 (hardback)
9781107616516 (African ed. pbk.)
9781139115735 (e-book)