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Resisting Global AIDS Knowledges: Born-Again Christian Narratives of the Epidemic from Papua New Guinea

Eves, Richard


The recognition that HIV prevention materials need to be adapted to local cultures is not often sufficiently understood and applied. Counter discourses and determined disputation about the best means of HIV prevention show that success is not simply a matter of mindfully translating globally sanctioned knowledge and presenting it to receptive audiences. Beliefs contrary to global AIDS knowledges will not be displaced inevitably by scientific facts. As this study of born-again Christians in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Anthropology: Cross-cultural Studies in Health and Illness
DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2011.594122


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