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Love, Money and HIV in Kenya, Microbreweries

Laurie Taylor explores the disproportionate rates of HIV infection amongst young African women. Also microbreweries and the revival of traditional beer in the UK.

Love, Money and HIV in Kenya. Laurie Taylor talks to Sanyu Mojola, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, and author of a study exploring how modern women in developing countries experience sexuality and love. Drawing on a rich variety of interview, ethnographic and survey data from her native country of Kenya, she examines how young African women, who suffer disproportionate rates of HIV infection compared to young African men, navigate their relationships, schooling, employment and financial access in the context of a devastating HIV epidemic and economic inequality.

Also, Thomas Thurnell-Read, Lecturer in Sociology at Coventry University, discusses his study of microbreweries and the revival of traditional beer in the UK.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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Thomas Thurnell-Read

Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Coventry University

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Abstract: Craft, tangibility and affect at work in the microbrewery
Emotion, Space and Society
Volume 13, November 2014, Pages 46–54
doi:10.1016/j.emospa.2014.03.001

Sanyu A Mojola

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder

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Love, Money and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN-10: 0520280946
ISBN-13: 978-0520280946

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