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Title African families at the turn of the 21st century / edited by Yaw Oheneba-Sakyi and Baffour K. Takyi.

Publication Info. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub., [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.85096 A258A    Check Shelf
Description 303 pages : map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction to the study of African families : a framework for analysis / Yaw Oheneha-Sakyi and Baffour K. Takyi -- Continuity or change : family law and family structure in Tunisia / Mounira M. Charrad and Allyson B. Goeken -- Diversity and family : examples from Egypt / Bahira Sherif-Trask -- The Sudanese family : past reflections and contemporary realities / Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban -- Senegalese families : the confluence of ethnicity, history, and social change / Loretta E. Bass and Fatou Sow -- Structural change and continuity in the Ivorian family / N'Dri Thérèse Assiè-Lumumba -- The family in Ghana : past and present perspectives / Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf -- The Nigerian family : contrast, convergence, continuity, and discontinuity / Obioma Nnaemeka -- Reflections on the changing family system in Cameroon / Chuks J. Mba and Martin W. Bangha -- Kenyan families / Miroslava Prazak -- Development, family change, and community empowerment in Malawi / Agnes M. Chimbiri -- Family life in Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa / Sylvia N. Moeno -- The study of African families : concluding remarks / Baffour K. Takyi and Yaw Oheneba-Sakyi.
Subject Families -- Africa.
Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Multiculturalism -- Africa.
Added Author Oheneba-Sakyi, Yaw.
Takyi, Baffour K.
Added Title African families at the turn of the twenty-first century
ISBN 9780757546280 paperback
0757546285 paperback
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