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Title Women and class in Africa / edited by Claire Robertson and Iris Berger.

Publication Info. New York : Africana Pub. Co., 1986.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.42096 W872W    Check Shelf
Description ix, 310 pages : map ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 274-296.
Contents Introduction : Analyzing class and gender-African perspectives / Claire Robertson and Iris Berger -- I. Access to critical resources -- Kikuyu women's self-help groups : toward an understanding of the relations between sex-gender system and mode of production in Africa / Patricia Stamp -- The commoditization of women in Tugen (Kenya) social organization / Bonnie Kettel -- Matriliny, patriliny, and class formation among women cocoa farmers in two rural areas of Ghana / Dorothy Dee Vellenga -- Land control : a critical factor in Yoruba gender stratification / Simi Afonja -- Women's education and class formation in Africa 1950-1980 / Clair Robertson -- II. Dependence versus autonomy -- "Urging women to redouble their efforts..." : class, gender, and capitalist transformation in Africa / Janet M. Bujra -- Class and gender on the Copperbelt : women in northern Rhodesian copper mining communities, 1926-1964 / Jane L. Parpart -- Women and class formation in a dependent economy : Kisangani entrepreneurs / Janet MacGaffey -- Stratification and the lives of women in Uganda / Christine Obbo -- III. Female solidarity or class action -- Stratification : implications for women's politics / Kathleen Staudt -- Sources of class consciousness : South African women in recent labor struggles / Iris Berger -- Class and gender : a consideration of Yoruba women during the colonial period / Cheryl Johnson -- Labor unrest among Kikuyu women in colonial Kenya / Cora Ann Presley.
Subject Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.
Women -- Africa -- Economic conditions.
Social classes -- Africa.
Feminism -- Africa.
Added Author Robertson, Claire C., 1944-
Berger, Iris, 1941-
ISBN 0841909792
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