ISBN-10:
080189008X
ISBN-13:
9780801890086
Pub. Date:
08/08/2008
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Democracy and the Rise of Women's Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa

Democracy and the Rise of Women's Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Kathleen M. Fallon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801890086
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 08/08/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kathleen M. Fallon is an associate professor of sociology at McGill University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Acronyms ix

1 Reclaiming Power 1

2 Queenmothers, Colonization, and the Struggle for Legitimacy 17

3 Democracy in Perspective 35

4 The Iron Fist 56

5 Capturing Democracy 75

6 Big Men, Small Girls, and the Politics of Power 95

7 Women on the Move 113

Appendix A Methods 127

Appendix B Survey Data 134

Notes 145

References 149

Index 163

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Valentine M. Moghadam

A well written, important contribution to the growing literature on women, gender, and democracy, as well as to African studies.

Valentine M. Moghadam, author of Globalizing Women

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