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Author Cammaert, Jessica
Title Undesirable Practices : Women, Children, and the Politics of the Body in Northern Ghana, 1930-1972
Imprint Lincoln, NE : UNP - Nebraska, 2016
©2016
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Descript 1 online resource (307 pages)
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Series Expanding Frontiers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Expanding Frontiers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Untitled -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1. Die a Natural Death: Responses to the Questionnaire on "Customs Affecting the Status of Women in West Africa," ca. 1930 -- 2. R. S. Rattray, Anthropology, and the Making of Undesirable Practices in Northern Ghana -- 3. Female Circumcision as Undesirable in the Northeast, ca. 1930- 1933 -- 4. Child Slavery, Pawning, and Trafficking in Late- Colonial Bawku, 1941- 1948 -- 5. Put Some Clothes On or Nkrumah Will Get You! Antinudity Campaigns in the Nkrumah Era, 1958- 1966 -- 6. Orphaned Children and Unruly Girls: Youth and Undesirability After Nkrumah, 1965- 1972 -- Conclusion: Undesirable Practices in Africa: Averting the Male Gaze -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cammaert, Jessica Undesirable Practices : Women, Children, and the Politics of the Body in Northern Ghana, 1930–1972 Lincoln, NE : UNP - Nebraska,c2016 9780803286801
Subject Women--Ghana--Social conditions
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