Women"s studies and studies of women in Africa during the 1990s

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Women"s studies -- Africa, Sex role -- Africa, Feminism -- Africa, Africa -- Social condi

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StatementAmina Mama.
SeriesWorking paper series,, 5/96, Working paper series (Codesria) ;, 96/5.
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LC ClassificationsHQ1181.A35 M36 1996
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Pagination96 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL526708M
LC Control Number98980588

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Women's Studies and Studies of Women in Africa During the 's by Amina Mama A Nigerian woman scholar addresses three main areas of literature in gender and women's studies, a discipline which has become a vast field of research, teaching and activism in Africa and beyond.

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