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The Resource "Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa, edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy

"Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa, edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy

Label
"Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa
Title
"Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.4/096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1787
LC item number
.W53 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hodgson, Dorothy Louise
  • McCurdy, Sheryl
Series statement
Social history of Africa ;
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Sex role
  • Femmes
  • Rôle selon le sexe
Label
"Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa, edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Dancing women and Colonial men: the Nwaobiala of 1925
  • Misty L. Bastian
  • Rounding up spinsters : gender chaos and unmarried women in Colonial Asante
  • Jean Allman
  • "My daughter...belongs to the government now" : marriage, Maasai, and the Tanzanian state
  • Dorothy L. Hodgson
  • Gender and the cultural construction of "bad women" in the development of Kampala-Kibuga, 1900-1962
  • Nakanyike B. Musisi
  • You have left me wandering about: Basotho women and the culture of mobility
  • David B. Coplan
  • Women, marriage, divorce and the emerging Colonial state in Abeokuta (Nigeria) 1892-1904
  • Urban threats : Manyema women, low fertility, and venereal diseases in Tanganyika, 1926-1936
  • Sheryl A. McCurdy
  • Negotiating social independence : the challenges of career pursuits for Igbo women in Postcolonial Nigeria
  • Philomena E. Okeke
  • Politics of difference and women's associations in Niger: of "prostitutes," the public, and politics
  • Barbara M. Cooper
  • "Wicked women" and "respectable ladies" : reconfiguring gender on the Zambian Copperbelt, 1936-1964
  • Jane L. Parpart
  • Gender and profiteering: Ghana's market women as devoted mothers and "human vampire bats"
  • Gracia Clark
  • Judith Byfield
  • "She thinks she's like a man": marriage and (de)constructing gender identity in Colonial Buha, Western Tanzania, 1943-1960
  • Margot Lovett
  • Wayward women and useless men : contest and change in gender relations in Ado-Odo
  • Andrea Cornwall
  • "Gone to their second husbands": marital metaphors and conjugal contracts in the Gambia's female garden sector
  • Richard A. Schroeder
Control code
ocm44425372
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 325 p.
Isbn
9780325070056
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00040882
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
"Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa, edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Dancing women and Colonial men: the Nwaobiala of 1925
  • Misty L. Bastian
  • Rounding up spinsters : gender chaos and unmarried women in Colonial Asante
  • Jean Allman
  • "My daughter...belongs to the government now" : marriage, Maasai, and the Tanzanian state
  • Dorothy L. Hodgson
  • Gender and the cultural construction of "bad women" in the development of Kampala-Kibuga, 1900-1962
  • Nakanyike B. Musisi
  • You have left me wandering about: Basotho women and the culture of mobility
  • David B. Coplan
  • Women, marriage, divorce and the emerging Colonial state in Abeokuta (Nigeria) 1892-1904
  • Urban threats : Manyema women, low fertility, and venereal diseases in Tanganyika, 1926-1936
  • Sheryl A. McCurdy
  • Negotiating social independence : the challenges of career pursuits for Igbo women in Postcolonial Nigeria
  • Philomena E. Okeke
  • Politics of difference and women's associations in Niger: of "prostitutes," the public, and politics
  • Barbara M. Cooper
  • "Wicked women" and "respectable ladies" : reconfiguring gender on the Zambian Copperbelt, 1936-1964
  • Jane L. Parpart
  • Gender and profiteering: Ghana's market women as devoted mothers and "human vampire bats"
  • Gracia Clark
  • Judith Byfield
  • "She thinks she's like a man": marriage and (de)constructing gender identity in Colonial Buha, Western Tanzania, 1943-1960
  • Margot Lovett
  • Wayward women and useless men : contest and change in gender relations in Ado-Odo
  • Andrea Cornwall
  • "Gone to their second husbands": marital metaphors and conjugal contracts in the Gambia's female garden sector
  • Richard A. Schroeder
Control code
ocm44425372
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 325 p.
Isbn
9780325070056
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00040882
Other physical details
ill., maps

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