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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
African women & the law.
[Boston] : Boston University, African Studies Center, ©1982
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Margaret Jean Hay; Marcia Wright; Columbia University.
|Notes:||Papers presented at a conference held at Columbia University in April 1979.|
|Description:||xiv, 173 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The misfortunes of some --
the advantages of others : land sales by women in Sinnar / Jay Spaulding --
Women, property, and litigation among the Bagemder Amhara, 1750s to 1850s / Donald Crummey --
Justice, women, and the social order in Abercorn, northeastern Rhodesia, 1897-1903 / Marcia Wright --
Making customary law : men, women, and courts in colonial Northern Rhodesia / Martin Chanock --
The articulation of legal spheres / Sally Engle Merry --
Outside the courts : extra-legal strategies for subordinating women / Daisy Hilse Dwyer --
Women as owners, occupants, and managers of property in colonial western Kenya / Margaret Jean Hay --
Passes and bypasses : freedom of movement for African women under the Urban Areas Act of South Africa / Julia Wells --
Women's rights in law and practice : marriage and dispute settlement in colonial Lagos / Kristin Mann.
|Series Title:||Boston University papers on Africa, 7.|
|Other Titles:||African women and the law|
|Responsibility:||edited by Margaret Jean Hay and Marcia Wright.|