Gender, Family and Work in Tanzania

1st Edition

Colin Creighton, C.K. Omari

Routledge
Published December 8, 2017
Reference - 390 Pages
ISBN 9781138729087 - CAT# Y326408
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This title was first published in 2000. The essays in this volume explore the changing nature of family and gender relations in contemporary Tanzania. Particular attention is paid to the social construction of marriage and to the interplay of family life and gender relations with economic processes and forms of work. Many of the papers are based upon recent ethnographic and survey research; others provide a much needed historical perspective upon the change in family patterns and upon the ways in which gender and family relations are shaped by, and in turn help to shape, wider social institutions and processes.

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