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Author Pietilä, Tuulikki, 1917-2009, author

Title Gossip, markets, and gender : how dialogue constructs moral value in post-socialist Kilimanjaro / Tuulikki Pietilä
Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 241 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Women in Africa and the diaspora
Women in Africa and the diaspora.
Contents Domesticating the market, marketing the domestic -- Feeding, drinking, and eating : market women restructuring gender -- Constructing moral reputation : the case of Mama Njau -- From captured wives to bound men : rethinking female respect -- Urban men in their home lineages -- Making sense of failure : stories of businessmen and wealth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gossip -- Tanzania -- Kilimanjaro Region.
Markets -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Tanzania -- Kilimanjaro Region.
Markets -- Social aspects -- Tanzania -- Kilimanjaro Region.
Markets -- Tanzania -- Kilimanjaro Region.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006008597
ISBN 0299220931 (electronic bk.)
9780299220938 (electronic bk.)
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