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By Robert Wyrod

AIDS has been a devastating plague in a lot of sub-Saharan Africa, but the long term implications for gender and sexuality are only emerging. AIDS and Masculinity within the African City tackles this factor head on and examines how AIDS has altered the methods masculinity is lived in Uganda—a state referred to as Africa’s nice AIDS luck tale. in keeping with a decade of ethnographic study in an city slum neighborhood within the capital Kampala, this publication finds the patience of masculine privilege within the age of AIDS and the results such privilege has for scuffling with AIDS around the African continent.

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