Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS / Marc Epprecht.

By: Epprecht, MarcMaterial type: TextTextSeries: New African histories seriesAthens : Ohio University Press ; 2008Description: xiii, 231 p. ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780821417980 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0821417983 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9780821417997 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0821417991 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Homosexuality -- Africa -- History | Gays -- Africa -- History | AIDS (Disease) -- Africa | HIV infections -- Africa | Africa -- Social life and customs | Africa -- Politics and governmentLOC classification: HQ76.3.A356 EPP
Contents:
A puzzling blindspot, a troubling silence, a strange consensus: reflections on the heterosexual norm in "African AIDS" -- The ethnography of African straightness -- Ethnopsychiatry and the making of gay shaka -- Slim disease and the science of silence -- Alternatives and ambiguities : African voices in literature and film.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-218) and index.

A puzzling blindspot, a troubling silence, a strange consensus: reflections on the heterosexual norm in "African AIDS" -- The ethnography of African straightness -- Ethnopsychiatry and the making of gay shaka -- Slim disease and the science of silence -- Alternatives and ambiguities : African voices in literature and film.

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