'Between a rock and a hard place': applied anthropology and AIDS research on a commercial farm in Zambia.

  title={'Between a rock and a hard place': applied anthropology and AIDS research on a commercial farm in Zambia.},
  author={V. B. Bond},
  journal={Health transition review : the cultural, social, and behavioural determinants of health},
  volume={7 Suppl 3},
  • V. B. Bond
  • Published 1997 in
    Health transition review : the cultural, social…
Fieldwork on a commercial farm in southern Zambia, which was aimed at designing an HIV prevention program for farm workers, gradually exposed the nature of sexual liaisons between young girls, coming to work on the farm from the surrounding villages, and older migrant men workers. Before completing fieldwork, the anthropologist voiced her concern about the implications of these liaisons for the spread of STDs and HIV with the local rural community, farm management and farm workers. The… CONTINUE READING

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