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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria

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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria - Smith, Daniel Jordan
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The popular Nigerian (pidgin) prevention message AIDS no dey show for face warns that one cannot tell if someone has HIV based on how they look. Extending this metaphor, "AIDS Doesn t Show Its Face"by anthropologist Daniel Jordan Smith illustrates how widely held views about Nigeria, Africa, and the disease itself conceal the real faces of the continent. The book counters misguided renderings that portray African societies only through images of exotic and dysfunctional sexualities, overly simplified cultural explanations, ...

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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria 2014, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226108834

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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria 2014, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226108667

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