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Contingent lives : fertility, time, and aging in West Africa

Author: Caroline H Bledsoe; Fatoumatta Banja
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Series: Lewis Henry Morgan lectures, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most women in the West use contraception in order to avoid having children. But in rural sub-saharan Africa many women use it for the opposite reason, to have more children. This study of aging and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bledsoe, Caroline H.
Contingent lives.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001051050
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline H Bledsoe; Fatoumatta Banja
OCLC Number: 748931204
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Lewis Henry Morgan lectures, 1999.
Responsibility: Caroline H. Bledsoe with contributions by Fatoumatta Banja ; foreword by Anthony T. Carter.

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"Making brilliant use of the puzzle of women in The Gambia using modern contraception as a means to increase their fertility, Bledsoe shows - in a way no one previously has done so well - just why Read more...

 
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