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Politics of the womb : women, reproduction, and the state in Kenya

Lynn M. Thomas.
  • Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
  • xiii, 300 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
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  • Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2005. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Fellows’ Publications]) ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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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.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-287) and index.