Yoruba Women, Work, and Social Change

ISBN-10: 0253220548

ISBN-13: 9780253220547

Edition: 2009

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 3/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Note on Language and Orthography
Abbreviations, Terms, and Explanations
Sources and Questions
The Context of Women's Lives
Yorubaland, 1820-1893
Colonial Yorubaland, 1893-1960
Family and Marriage
Women's Economic Activities
Labor, Property, and Agriculture
Income-Generating Activities in the Nineteenth Century
New Approaches to Familiar Roles during the Colonial Period
Western Skills and Service Careers
Other Public Roles and Broader Issues
Religion, Cultural Forms, and Associations
Regents and Chiefs, Economic Organizations, and Politics
Patriarchy, Colonialism, and Women's Agency
Glossary of Yoruba Words
List of References
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