Politics of the womb : women, reproduction, and the state in Kenya / Lynn M. Thomas.

Author
Thomas, Lynn M. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, c2003.
Description
xiii, 300 p. : maps ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-287) and index.
Contents
Imperial populations and "women's affairs" -- Colonial uplift and girl-midwives -- Mau Mau and the girls who "circumcised themselves" -- Late colonial customs and wayward schoolgirls -- Postcolonial nationalism and "modern" single mothers.
ISBN
  • 0520224507 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0520235401 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN
2002012586
OCLC
50339429
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