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Title African feminism : the politics of survival in sub-Saharan Africa / edited by Gwendolyn Mikell
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 361 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Changing the meaning of marriage: women and family law in Cote d'Ivoire / Jeanne Maddox Toungara -- Wives, children, and intestate succession in Ghana / Takyiwaa Manuh -- Pleas for domestic relief: Akan women and family courts / Gwendolyn Mikell -- Swazi women workers in cottage industries and factories / Betty J. Harris -- Alcohol and politics in urban Zambia: the intersection of gender and class / Ilsa M. Glazer -- Women's roles in settlement and resettlement in Mali / Dolores Koenig -- Ethiopian rural women and the state / Tsehai Berhane-Selassie -- Women and grassroots politics in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire / Carlene H. Dei -- Kenyan women in politics and public decision making / Maria Nzomo -- "Our women keep our skies from falling": women's networks and survival imperatives in Tshunyane, South Africa / Shawn Riva Donaldson -- Technology and the fuel crisis: adjustment among women in Northern Nigeria / D.J. Shehu -- Swazi traditional healers, role transformation, and gender / Enid Gort -- AIDS, gender and sexuality during Africa's economic crisis / Brooke Grundfest Schoepf -- Conclusions: theorizing and strategizing about African women and state crisis / Gwendolyn Mikell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Feminism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women in development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Mikell, Gwendolyn.
LC no. 97006260
ISBN 0812200772 (electronic bk.)
9780812200775 (electronic bk.)