Medical Anthropology Quarterly

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Edited By: Clarence C. Gravlee

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 31/37 (Social Sciences Biomedical); 48/81 (Anthropology)

Online ISSN: 1548-1387

Virtual Issue: Perspectives on AIDS & HIV



AIDS and HIV is a global epidemic, with 30.6 million adults and 3.4 million children infected with HIV by the end of 2010. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Annals of Anthropological Practice and other publications of the American Anthropological Association have published extensively on the topic from different global perspectives.

Combined together into the “virtual issue” below, we invite you to take advantage of FREE access to this essential research.


Special Issue of Annals of Anthropological Practice:
HIV/AIDS and Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Solutions

featured articles:

Introduction: Anthropologists Confront HIV/AIDS and Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa
JOHN MAZZEO, ALEXANDER RÖDLACH AND BARRETT P. BRENTON

Toward a Critical Biosocial Model of Ecohealth in Southern Africa: The HIV/AIDS and Nutrition Insecurity Syndemic
MERRILL SINGER

Food Insecurity and Maternal-to-Child Transmission of HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
DANIEL W. SELLEN AND CRAIG HADLEY

Safe Infant Feed in Lesotho in the Era of HIV/AIDS
LENA KROEKER AND ALYX BECKWITH

Read the full issue here!


From Medical Anthropology Quarterly and other AAA publications

Strange Distance: Towards an Anthropology of Interior Dialogue
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 25, Issue 1
ANDREW IRVING

Structural Factors Influencing Patterns of Drug Selling and Use and HIV Risk in the San Salvador Metropolitan Area
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 24, Issue 2
JULIA DICKSON-GOMEZ

Nuri's testimony: HIV/AIDS in Indonesia and bare knowledge
American Ethnologist, Volume 36, Issue 2
TOM BOELLSTORFF

Dealing with the Global Food Crisis in Local Settings: Nonintensive Agriculture in Lesotho, Southern Africa
NAPA Bulletin, Volume 32, Issue 1
NANCY ROMERO-DAZA, DAVID A. HIMMELGREEN, CHARLOTTE A. NOBLE and DAVID TURKON

Defining HIV Risk and Determining Responsibility in Postsocialist Poland
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 23, Issue 4
JILL OWCZARZAK

Coded Talk, Scripted Omissions: The Micropolitics of AIDS Talk in an Affected Community in South Africa
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 3
KATE WOOD and HELEN LAMBERT

What Can Critical Medical Anthropology Contribute to Global Health?
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 4
JAMES PFEIFFER AND MARK NICHTER

“Showing Roughness in a Beautiful Way": Talk about Love, Coercion, and Rape in South African Youth Sexual Culture
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 21, Issue 3
KATE WOOD, HELEN LAMBERT, RACHEL JEWKES

The Life and Death of a Street Boy in East Africa: Everyday Violence in the Time of AIDS
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 1
CHRIS LOCKHART

Persons, Places, and Times: The Meanings of Repetition in an STD Clinic
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 21, Issue 2
LORI LEONARD, JESSICA L. GREENE, EMILY ERBELDING

Childhood Sexual Abuse and HIV Risk among Crack-Using Commercial Sex Workers in San Salvador, El Salvador: A Qualitative Analysis
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 20, Issue 4
JULIA DICKSON-GÓMEZ, GLORIA BODNAR, ARADENIA GUEVERRA, KARLA RODRIGUEZ, MAURICIO GABORIT

“Mixing" as an Ethnoetiology of HIV/AIDS in Malaysia's Multinational Factories
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 20, Issue 3
ROBIN ROOT

Essential Messages: The Design of Culture-Specific HIV/AIDS Media
Visual Anthropology Review, Volume 19, Issue 1-2
PETER BIELLA, KATE HENNESSY and PETER ORTH

Anthropological Contributions to AIDS Research
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Volume 4, Issue 1
PATRICIA A. MARSHALL AND LINDA A. BENNETT

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