The Secret

The Secret

Love, Marriage, and HIV

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A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2010



For many women around the world, their greatest risk of HIV infection comes from having sex with the very person with whom they are supposed to have sex: their spouse. The Secret situates marital HIV risk within a broader exploration of marital and extramarital sexuality in five diverse settings: Mexico, Nigeria, Uganda, Vietnam, and Papua New Guinea. In these settings, the authors write, men's extramarital sex, is an officially secret but actually widespread (and widely acknowledged) social practice,

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville :2009
ISBN: 9780826516848
082651684X
0826516831
0826516823
9780826516831
9780826516824
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 301 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Hirsch, Jennifer S.

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