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Contesting social death : essays on gender and culture

Author: Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira; Masheti Masinjila; Milton Joshua Obote; Kenya Oral Literature Association.
Publisher: Nairobi : Kenya Oral Literature Association, 1997.
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Contesting social death.
Nairobi : Kenya Oral Literature Association, 1997
(OCoLC)654378562
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira; Masheti Masinjila; Milton Joshua Obote; Kenya Oral Literature Association.
ISBN: 9966990259 9789966990259
OCLC Number: 37844273
Description: xviii, 219 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Gender conflict and oral artforms / Njogu Waita --
Material culture, oral literature and gender / Sultan Somjee --
Culture dimension of interpretive strategies: a linguistic study of Dholuo proverbs and sayings / Jacqueline H. Adhiambo-Oduol --
Traditional bases of sex differentiation in power relations and control of resources: a study of narratives of the Kanyango clan of Masumbi among the Luo / Benjamin M.O. Odhoji --
Gender socialization in the Maragoli circumcision ceremony / Henry Indangasi --
The role of song in the ideological and social construction of gender power relations in Karachuonyo / Milton J. Obote --
Power of song for the Swahili woman / Wangan Kimani Mwai. Gender perspectives in Luo proverbs, riddles and tongue-twisters / Okumba Miruka --
Gender equity and control of resources among the Teso of Western Kenya / Anyang Lock Ajuma --
The Luo song gender relations / Julius Olielo --
Gender and the oral narrative among the Ameru / Speranza Muthoni Ndege --
Gender equity and control of resources among the Tachoni of Western Kenya / Beatrice Kimokoti --
Gender equity and control of resources: a case study of oral artforms from the Abanyore / Helen O. Mwanzi --
The song as a medium of expression of gender solidarity for Embu and Mbeere women / Ciarunji Chesaina --
Polygamy: its social and economic impact on the family in Kenya / Muigai Wa-Gachanja.
Responsibility: edited by Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, Masheti Masinjila, Milton Obote.

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