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Performing global HIV prevention: Incentives, identities and inequality amongst sex workers in Chennai

Abstract:

Sex workers in India are central to HIV prevention programmes, yet the relationships of sex workers with those who conduct HIV prevention have not been studied. In this article I describe and analyse the relationships between four sets of very different social actors: global funding bodies; the Indian government; non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and; sex workers who are involved in HIV prevention in Chennai, India. Using ethnographic data derived from fieldwork conducted in 2004-5, I sho...

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10.1177/097317410900400105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of South Asian Development
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
65-81
Publication date:
2009-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
0973-1733
ISSN:
0973-1741
URN:
uuid:404946fa-fd8e-4ef1-b576-caff5ecc9720
Source identifiers:
368788
Local pid:
pubs:368788
Language:
English

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