Gender, sexuality and mothering in Africa / edited by Toyin Falola & Bessie House-Soremekun.
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World ; London : Turnaround [distributor]
ISBN: 9781592218622 (pbk.) : 1592218628 (pbk.) :
This text fills an important gap in the general understanding of the complex interrelationship between gender, sexuality and the phenomenon of mothering in African societies. Academic essays present the social construction of marriage, mothering, and widowhood and discuss the various ways in which marriages were negotiated.
360 p. ; 22 cm.
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