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Title:Types of Urban African Marriage in Kampala
Author:Parkin, David J.
Year:1966
Periodical:Africa: Journal of the International African Institute
Volume:36
Issue:3
Period:July
Pages:269-285
Language:English
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:marriage
urban society
Women's Issues
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
External links:https://www.jstor.org/stable/1157683
http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&res_dat=xri:pao:&rft_dat=xri:pao:article:4011-1966-036-00-000018
Abstract:This paper analyses factors affecting the variable Character of urban marriage patterns in the predominantly African city ward of Kampala East, Uganda, where the people constitute a wide cross section of migrants from different tribes who appear to have including the creation of and subscription to urban norms: 1. Unions arranged in the rural districts. 2. Unions arranged in the towns (a. Intra-tribal unions in which wives are regarded as temporary; b. Inter-tribal unions in which wives are regarded as temporary; c. Intra-tribal unions in which wives are regarded as permanent); Summary. References; tables; French summary.
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