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By Matthew Gutmann

Most reviews on reproductive rights make girls their concentration, yet in Fixing males, Matthew Gutmann illuminates what males within the Mexican kingdom of Oaxaca say and do approximately birth control, intercourse, and AIDS. in response to large fieldwork, this step forward research through a preeminent anthropologist of guys and masculinities unearths how those males and the ladies of their lives make judgements approximately contraception, how they do something about the plague of AIDS, and the contradictory therapeutic thoughts biomedical and indigenous clinical practitioners hire for infertility, impotence, and infidelity. Gutmann talks with males in the course of and after their vasectomies and discovers why a few choose sterilization whereas such a lot of others believe "planned out of relations planning."

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