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African women south of the Sahara

Author: Margaret Jean Hay; Sharon Stichter
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England ; New York : Longman Scienctific & Technical ; New York : Copublished in the U.S. by Wiley, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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African Women South of the Sahara provides a comprehensive survey of the economic, social, cultural and political roles of women in Africa today and in the past. The book is written from the perspective of a number of disciplines, but sets the role of women in an historical context and covers all the major sub-Saharan nations and peoples, including South Africa.
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African women south of the Sahara.
Harlow, Essex, England ; New York : Longman Scienctific & Technical ; New York : Copublished in the U.S. by Wiley, 1995
(OCoLC)604121656
Online version:
African women south of the Sahara.
Harlow, Essex, England ; New York : Longman Scienctific & Technical ; New York : Copublished in the U.S. by Wiley, 1995
(OCoLC)608574352
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Jean Hay; Sharon Stichter
ISBN: 0582212413 9780582212411
OCLC Number: 32468656
Description: xvii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Women in the rural economy: past, present, and future / Jeanne Koopman --
Women in the rural economy: contemporary variations / Jane Guyer --
Women in the urban economy / Claire Robertson --
Women in the changing African family / Betty Potash --
Case study: women and inheritance law in Zambia / Margaret Mulela Munalula and Winnie Sithole Mwenda --
Women in religion and secular ideology / Margaret Strobel --
Women in the arts / Lisa Aronson --
Women in African literature Deirdre LaPin --
Women's voluntary associations / Audrey Wipper. African women in politics / Jean O'Barr and Kathryn Firmin-Sellers --
Women in national liberation movements / Stephanie Urdang --
The impact of development policies on women / Kathleen Staudt --
Women and health issues / Meredeth Turshen --
Case study: monitoring the impact of contraceptive technology in Nigeria / Tola Pearce.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Jean Hay and Sharon Stichter.

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