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Sex that Gives and Takes: sexuality in older age in rural Malawi

Freeman, Emily (2011) Sex that Gives and Takes: sexuality in older age in rural Malawi. In: British Society of Population Studies Annual Conference 2011, 2011-09-07 - 2011-09-09. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This poster presents research on sex in older ages in Malawi. It offers data that indicate sexual desire & activity do not decline in a linear pattern, and highlights sexual behaviours and understandings that challenge the relevance of dominant HIV & STI prevention messages in Malawi. The poster presents a set of complex competing discourses that highlight the importance of qualitative approaches to the collection of data on sexual behaviour. It won the annual British Society for Population Studies Conference Poster Prize in 2011, judged by Professor Ken Hill and Professor John Hobcraft.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Population at LSE
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2014 11:05
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2019 23:13
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council, UK
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56373

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