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Author Roth, Claudia, 1955-2012, author
Title Urban dreams : transformations of family life in Burkina Faso / chapters by Claudia Roth ; edited by Willemijn de Jong, Manfred Perlik, Noemi Steuer and Heinzpeter Znoj
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, [2018]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HT384.B922 B637 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020860905
1 copy ordered for Modern History Library on 04-07-2020.
Descript vi, 198 pages : color illustration, color maps ; 24 cm
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Note "Chapters 1-5 and 9 were translated by Steven Parham. Chapters 6 and 10 were translated by Vanessa Brutsche. Chapters 7 and 8 were originally published in English."
Some articles originally published in German or French, now translated into English
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : Claudia Roth's work on Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso / Willemijn de Jong -- Culture shock, power and knowledge : negotiating boundaries in ethnographic fieldwork -- Beware when the women of Bobo dress up! : an ethnographic contribution -- "What is love?" : changing matrimony in Bobo-Dioulasso : a case study -- Social security and gender : marital crisis as a mirror of the economic crisis -- Blood ties as a social network : the African extended family as an economic association -- The invisible impoverishment of the elderly in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso -- "Shameful!" : the inverted intergenerational contract in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso -- The strength of Badenya ties : siblings and social security in old age : the case of urban Burkina Faso -- Tea and dreams : men's generational conflict in Bobo-Dioulasso -- Between dreams of grandeur and pragmatism : young people in urban Burkina Faso
Link Online version: Roth, Claudia, 1955-2012, author. Transformations of family life in Burkina Faso New York : Berghahn Books, 2018 9781785333774 (DLC) 2017058979
Subject City and town life -- Burkina Faso -- Bobo-Dioulasso
Sociology, Urban -- Burkina Faso -- Bobo-Dioulasso
Families -- Burkina Faso -- Bobo-Dioulasso
Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) -- Social conditions
Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) -- Economic conditions
Alt Author Jong, Willemijn de, 1949- editor, writer of introduction
Perlik, Manfred, 1954- editor
Steuer, Noemi, editor
Znoj, Heinz Peter, 1959- editor
Parham, Steven, translator
Brutsche, Vanessa, translator
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