African families in a global context / edited by Göran Therborn

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Subjects: Families--Africa--Congresses
Africa--Social conditions--1960---Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2004
Series: Research report no. 131
Research report (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) no. 131
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: 118 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Therborn, Göran, 1941-
Notes: LCCN: 2005617268
ISBN: 9171065369 (pbk.)
Papers derived from reports at a conference held Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2001, in Cape Town, South Africa
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Introduction: Globalization, Africa, and African family pattern / Göran Therborn -- Demographic innovation and nutritional catastrophe : change, lack of change, and difference in Ghanaian family systems / Christine Oppong -- Female (in)dependence and male dominance in contemporary Nigerian families / Bola Udegbe -- Globalization and family patterns : a view from South Africa / Susan C. Ziehl
OCLC Number: 57541352
ISBN/ISSN: 9171065369