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Mobility, Violence and the Gendering of HIV in Papua New Guinea
The links between gender, sexuality and violence hold serious implications for HIV transmission and its social and economic effects. In Papua New Guinea, enduring and pervasive patterns of maleExpand
Proclivity and Prevalence: Accounting for the Dynamics of Sexual Violence in the Response to HIV in Papua New Guinea
The unexpected turns of daily life encountered during ethnographic research offer unique entry points for closer consideration of how social issues are conceptually and morally framed. This chapterExpand
Revitalising Papua New Guinea's Health System: The Need for Creative Approaches
Health services need substantial strengthening. Deteriorating performance, persistently poor health outcomes and worsening trends on key indicators are well documented. Challenges facing the healthExpand
Sovasova and the Problem of Sameness: Converging Interpretive Frameworks for Making Sense of HIV and AIDS in the Trobriand Islands
This article considers how different models of sexuality and disease converge and interact to co-produce understanding of HIV and AIDS and the implications of inter-cultural communication forExpand
Health system strengthening in Papua New Guinea: exploring the role of demand-responsive mechanisms
Challenges facing the health system in Papua New Guinea result not just from low expenditure; this paper argues that performance is also constrained by its structure and by cultural factors, andExpand
Islands of Love, Islands of Risk: Culture and HIV in the Trobriands
The Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea have been depicted as a place of sexual freedom ever since these small atolls in the southwest Pacific were made famous by anthropologist BronislawExpand
‘I am Still a Young Girl if I Want’: Relational Personhood and Individual Autonomy in the Trobriand Islands
In the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea, sexuality is valued as a positive expression of relational personhood, registering the efficacy of consensual and pleasurable practice in producing andExpand
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