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Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era

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Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era. / Montgomery, C M ; Hosegood, V ; Busza, J ; Timaeus, I M .

In: Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 62, No. 10, 05.2006, p. 2411-2419.

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Montgomery, CM, Hosegood, V, Busza, J & Timaeus, IM 2006, 'Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era', Social Science & Medicine, vol. 62, no. 10, pp. 2411-2419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.10.026

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Montgomery, C. M., Hosegood, V., Busza, J., & Timaeus, I. M. (2006). Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era. Social Science & Medicine, 62(10), 2411-2419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.10.026

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Montgomery CM, Hosegood V, Busza J, Timaeus IM. Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era. Social Science & Medicine. 2006 May;62(10):2411-2419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.10.026

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Montgomery, C M ; Hosegood, V ; Busza, J ; Timaeus, I M . / Men's involvement in the South African family: Engendering change in the AIDS era. In: Social Science & Medicine. 2006 ; Vol. 62, No. 10. pp. 2411-2419.

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