By Daniel Jordan Smith
Drawing on two decades of fieldwork in Nigeria, Smith tells a narrative of dramatic social alterations, ones implicated within the similar inequalities that still issue into neighborhood perceptions approximately AIDS—inequalities of gender, iteration, and social classification. Nigerians, he exhibits, view either social inequality and the presence of AIDS in ethical phrases, as sorts of moral failure. blending ethnographies that describe lifestyle with pointed analyses of public wellbeing and fitness interventions, he demonstrates simply how robust those paired anxieties—medical and social—are, and the way the realm may perhaps higher alleviate them via a extra delicate knowing in their relationship.
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AIDS Doesn't Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria by Daniel Jordan Smith