Jakarta Indonesia | Robert Wyrod

Robert has written on a range of topics including the global AIDS pandemic, masculinity in urban Africa, human rights in Uganda, globalization in Indonesia, and the martial arts in Chicago’s African-American communities. His first book, AIDS and Masculinity in the African City, was just released on University of California Press.


Wyrod, Robert. 2016. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality and Modern Manhood. University of California Press.
Wyrod, Robert. 2016. “When Rights Come Home: The Intimate Politics of Women’s Rights in Urban Uganda.” Humanity, Volume 7: 47-70. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2016. “U.S. Spent Over a Billion Promoting Abstinence to Fight AIDS in Africa. Money Well Spent?” University of California Press Blog. July 31.
Wyrod, Robert. 2014. “Ebola, Women, and the Risk of Care.” Gender & Society Blog. December 10.
Wyrod, Robert. 2013. “Dialectics of Gender and Health: The Case of HIV Serodiscordance.” Sociology of Health & Illness, Volume 35: 1260-1274. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2013. “Gender and AIDS Stigma.” In Pranee Liamputtong, ed., Stigma, Discrimination and Living with HIV/AIDS: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. London: Springer. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2011. “Masculinity and the Persistence of AIDS Stigma.” Culture, Health & Sexuality, Volume 13: 443-456. PDF
Fritz, Katherine, Willi McFarland, Robert Wyrod et al. 2011. “Evaluation of a Peer-Network Based Sexual Risk Reduction Intervention for Men in Beer Halls in Zimbabwe: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial.” AIDS and Behavior, Volume 15: 1732-1744. PDF
Wyrod, Robert et al. 2011. “Beyond Sugar Daddies: Intergenerational Sex and AIDS in Urban Zimbabwe.” AIDS and Behavior, Volume 15: 1275-1282. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2008. “Between Women’s Rights and Men’s Authority: Masculinity and Shifting Discourses of Gender Difference in Urban Uganda.” Gender & Society, Volume 22: 799-823. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2008. Review of Pillars of the Nation: Child Citizens and Ugandan National Development by Kristian E. Cheney. American Journal of Sociology, Volume 114: 868-70. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2006. “The Men of Bwaise” in Adam Jones, ed., Men of the Global South: A Reader. London: Zed Books. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2003. “World on Fire: Does Globalization Inflame Ethnic Hatred?” Jakarta Post, June 15. PDF
Wyrod, Robert. 2000. “Warriors of the South Side: Race and the Body in the Martial Arts of Black Chicago.” Berkeley Journal of Sociology, Volume 44: 126-150. PDF

Works in Progress
Wyrod, Robert. “In the General’s Valley: China, Africa, and the Limits of Developmental Pragmatism.”
Wyrod, Robert. “The Gender Question on China’s Second Continent.”