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Title:Gender relations in Cameroon: multidisciplinary perspectives
Editor:Vubo, Emmanuel YenshuISNI
City of publisher:Mankon
Publisher:Langaa Research & Publishing CIG
ISBN:9956727474; 9789956727476
Geographic term:Cameroon
Subjects:gender relations
women's organizations
language instruction
rural economy
law of inheritance
women entrepreneurs
Abstract:This collective volume examines aspects of gender relations in Cameroon as historically and socially constructed realities. It argues that gender relations are as much rooted in traditions and customs as they are evolving through time. Chapters: Contributions pour une socio-anthropologie des rapports sociaux de sexe: à propos d'un modèle symétrique (Emmanuel Yenshu Vubo); Le monde du langage et le langage du monde: se construire à partir d'une faille (Martine Fandio Ndawouo, sur l'enseignement en/des langues officielles); Associations d'entraide 'pouakone' et développement communautaire dans le Noun (Oumarou Njoya, sur les associations féminines bamum); Gender and rural economy in the Wimbum society, Cameroon: perceptions, practices and the land question (William Tantoh Farnyu and Emmanuel Yenshu Vubo); Female inheritance between customary law and modern jurisprudence in Cameroon (Temngah Joseph Nyambo); Gender, social capital and entrepreneurship in Cameroon (Vukenkeng Andrew Wujung); Écriture coloniale et situation de la femme: une lecture analytique de 'Durchs unbekannte Kamerun: Beiträge zur deutschen Kulturarbeit in Afrika' de Lene Haase (Ndeffo Tene Alexandre). [ASC Leiden abstract]