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MAGH Seminar: Marriage, HIV, and the Political Economy of Men’s Extramarital Sex in Hanoi, Vietnam

Posted: 12/5/2016 (Local Events)

How does marriage put women at risk for contracting HIV? This talk analyzes the factors that have contributed to married women’s risk of contracting HIV in Hanoi, Vietnam since the mid 1990s. Attentive to the Vietnamese state’s efforts to govern the family, Harriet Phinney elucidates the ways in which Doi Moi [Renovation], government policies promulgated in 1986, shifted the nature of male sexual risk and in doing so structured and facilitated men’s opportunities for extramarital sex as well as women’s acquiescence to their husband’s infidelities.

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Date: 12/07/2016

Time: 3:30 - 4:50 PM PT

Location: University of Washington, 120 Smith Hall