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African Feminism : The Politics of Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Author/Creator:
Mikell, Gwendolyn.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.
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1 online resource (378 pages)
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Subjects:
Women in development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Feminism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. Legal Interactions in the Domestic Realm
1. Changing the Meaning of Marriage: Women and Family Law in Côte d'Ivoire
2. Wives, Children, and Intestate Succession in Ghana
3. Pleas for Domestic Relief: Akan Women and Family Courts
Part II. Economic Change, Political Economy, and Women's Lives
4. Swazi Women Workers in Cottage Industries and Factories
5. Alcohol and Politics in Urban Zambia: The Intersection of Gender and Class
6. Women's Roles in Settlement and Resettlement in Mali
7. Ethiopian Rural Women and the State
8. Women and Grassroots Politics in Abidjan, Côte d'lvoire
9. Kenyan Women in Politics and Public Decision Making
Part III. Surviving Crisis in the Community
10. "Our Women Keep Our Skies from Falling": Women's Networks and Survival Imperatives in Tshunyane, South Africa
11. Technology and the Fuel Crisis: Adjustment among Women in Northern Nigeria
12. Swazi Traditional Healers, Role Transformation, and Gender
13. AIDS, Gender, and Sexuality during Africa's Economic Crisis
Conclusions: Theorizing and Strategizing about African Women and State Crisis
Appendix
Table A.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Male-Female Data
Table A.2. Economic Activity by Sector and Sex
Table A.3. Sub-Saharan Africa Socioeconomic Data
List of Contributors
Index
Name Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Mikell, Gwendolyn.
Other format:
Print version: Mikell, Gwendolyn African Feminism
ISBN:
9780812200775
9780812215809
OCLC:
748533339