Eating spring rice: the cultural politics of AIDS in Southwest China

Eating Spring Rice is the first major ethnographic study of HIV/AIDS in China. Drawing on more than a decade of ethnographic research (1995-2005), primarily in Yunnan Province, Sandra Teresa Hyde chronicles the rise of the HIV epidemic from the years prior to the Chinese government's acknowledg...

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Main Author: Hyde, Sandra Teresa 1959-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Berkeley University of Californiarnia Press c2007
In:Year: 2007
Reviews:Book Review: Hyde ST 2007: Eating spring rice: the cultural politics of AIDS in Southwest China. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 290 pp. USD55.00; GBP32.95 (HB). ISBN: 978 0 520 247154 (2009) (Wang, Honghong)
Further subjects:B AIDS (Disease) (China) (Yunnan Sheng)
B AIDS (Disease) ; Government policy ; China ; Yunnan Sheng
B AIDS (Disease) ; China ; Yunnan Sheng
B Electronic books
B AIDS (Disease) Social aspects (China) (Yunnan Sheng)
B AIDS (Disease) Government policy (China) (Yunnan Sheng)
B AIDS (Disease) ; Social aspects ; China ; Yunnan Sheng
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Summary:Eating Spring Rice is the first major ethnographic study of HIV/AIDS in China. Drawing on more than a decade of ethnographic research (1995-2005), primarily in Yunnan Province, Sandra Teresa Hyde chronicles the rise of the HIV epidemic from the years prior to the Chinese government's acknowledgement of this public health crisis to post-reform thinking about infectious-disease management. Hyde combines innovative public health research with in-depth ethnography on the ways minorities and sex workers were marked as the principle carriers of HIV, often despite evidence to the contrary.Hyde approa
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-255) and index
ISBN:0520247159