Generational inversions:‘working’for social reproduction amid HIV in Swaziland

Golomski, C. (2014). Generational inversions:‘working’for social reproduction amid HIV in Swaziland. African Journal of AIDS Research, 13(4), 351-359.

Based on discourse analyses of ethnography at church worship services and life cycle rites between 2008 and 2011, the findings show how both elders and youth understood this crisis of ‘generational inversions’ as a non-alignment of age groups and articulated projects to restore succession and continuity in vernacular idioms of ‘work’ as moralised social and ritual action.

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