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Rural Sociology a West African Reader No. 1

Kinship, Marriage and the Family (Rural Sociology)

by C. K. Brown

  • 211 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ghana Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family & relationships,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13211853M
    ISBN 109964302002
    ISBN 109789964302009

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Rural Sociology a West African Reader No. 1 by C. K. Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voices from Mutira: Change in the lives of rural Gikuyu women, – 2d ed. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner. E-mail Citation» This book addresses the key questions of how to study and narrate change in African societies, in ways that empower those studied.

First published inRural Communities under Stress goes behind the crises of famine and poor agricultural production to examine the forces and pressures that can affect peasant farming communities in sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing on a wide range of case studies by anthropologists, political Pages: GUP rural sociology series, no.

Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Sociology, Rural -- Africa, West. Africa, West -- Rural conditions. Kinship -- Africa, West. West African City A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown.

By Michael Banton. Paperback $ Hardback $ eBook Sierra Leone from the rural areas in the s and the problems which arose as a result. It analyzes the way traditional social systems had to adjust to the demands of urban life and charts the growth of Freetown from its.

The urban world is an exciting terrain for investigating the central institutions, structures and problems of the social world and how they have transformed through the last years.

This Reader comprises sections on urban social theory, racial and social difference in the city, culture in everyday life, culture and the urban economy, globalization and transnational. While living in West Africa in the s, John Chernoff recorded the stories of "Hawa," a spirited and brilliant but uneducated woman whose insistence on being respected and treated fairly propelled her, ironically, into a life of marginality and luck as an "ashawo," or bar girl.

Rejecting traditional marriage options and cut off from family support, she is like many women in Africa. Providing an essential resource for students of urban studies, this book brings together important but, till now, widely dispersed writings.

Editorial commentaries precede each entry; introducing the text, demonstrating its significance, and outlining the issues surrounding its topic, whilst the associated bibliography enables deeper.

Roberts, P. () ‘Rural Women’s Access to Labor in West Africa’, in Stichter, S. and Parpart, J. (eds) Patriarchy and Class: African Women in the Home and the Workforce (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press).

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Large selection and many more categories to choose from. The winner of the very first Caine Prize for African writing inLeila Aboulela is always briskly readable, but her intimate stories also have a depth and weight to them that stays with you long after you’ve put the book down.

And though there is no shortage of secular writers writing about religion, Aboulela is the rare reverse, a. Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria from where he bagged his PhD () and acted as the Head of Department ().

He also Coordinated Pre-degree Programme at the Centre for. I pray you who may come across this book to distinguish carefully between the part of it written by others and that written by me.

Anything concerning West Africa written by M. le Comte C. de Cardi or Mr. John Harford, of Bristol, does not require apology and explanation; while anything written by me on this, or any subject, does. le Comte de Cardipossesses an unrivalled.

Awedoba, A.K. () Culture and Development in Africa with Special Reference to Ghana (Vol. 1) Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, LegonC.K. and A.P. Thakur (eds) () Rural Sociology. Young Men and Rural Permanence in Migrant West Africa Paolo Gaibazzi. pages, 16 illus., bibliog., index.

ISBN $/£ Hb Published (August ) ISBN $/£ Pb Published (April ) eISBN eBook. An African Niche Economy: farming to feed Ibadan Jane Guyer Of the several forces reshaping West African rural societies and economies in the post-colonial period one of the most pervasive is the rapid growth of urban demand.

This case study of a Yoruba community in the food supply hinterland of Ibadan tells the social and agricultural. proportion was from a rural setting in West Africa. The majority of African teenage females wer e. never married, but West Africa had the largest. In February the tragic New York City police shooting of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed street vendor from Guinea, brought into focus the existence of West African merchants in urban America.

In Money Has No Smell, Paul Stoller offers us a more complete portrait of the complex lives of West African immigrants like Diallo, a portrait based on years of research Stoller.

Hebrewisms of West Africa is far different, especially since it was written in the 's. Truly, this books is a very good collection of various accounts of people who professed to believe that various ethnic groups in Africa were of mixed African, Semitic, and Reviews: Key Words: Culture, African Societies, Health, Implications and Rural Development.

Introduction African continent is one of the largest continents of the world and it’s a multi-ethnic society with its peculiar nature and diverse practices (Ojua and. Olufemi Vaughan is a Professor of African Studies and history at SUNY, Stony Brook, And also serves as Associate Dean of the Graduate School.

He has published extensively on African political and historical studies. he is the author of Nigerian Chiefs: Traditional Power in Modern Politics, ss (), winner Cecil b. Currey Book Prize, Association of Third.

What if the moral guardians of West African societies are postmenopausal women? This is the argument that Laura S. Grillo makes in her book, An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa (Duke University Press, ).This write-up is fantastic.

I appreciate the writer. I disagree with Tobi, that said monogamous is common in Nigeria. Dont forget that about 96% of Northern part of the country is Muslims, and they marry maximum of four wives in line with their holy Books(Quran) and in the southern part too there are many muslims and traditionalists; who, no matter the level of their education.

The only thing I can hold against this book is the title "Slave Culture", which implies that the slave status itself created a culture which was crucial in the context of the subject of the book.

In the text of the book however, it is shown that the links to various African cultures and African cultural heritage which was the crucial factors in /5(5).