African Women in Towns: An Aspect of Africa's Social Revolution

African Women in Towns: An Aspect of Africa's Social Revolution

by Kenneth Little

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ISBN-13: 9780521098199
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1974
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The urban situation; 2. Women as migrants; 3. Women in the urban economy; 4. Women's urbanization through voluntary associations; 5. Women in the political arena; 6. 'Walk-about women'; 7. The world of lovers; 8. Courtship and social mobility; 9. Wife versus lineage; 10. Matrimonial power, parity, and partnership; 11. Conclusions; Appendix; References cited; Index.

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