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

Author
Thomas, Lynn M.
Title
Politics of the womb : women, reproduction, and the state in Kenya / Lynn M. Thomas.
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2003.
Description
xiii, 300 p. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/ucal052/2002012586.html
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ucal041/2002012586.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/ucal042/2002012586.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-287) and index.
Paperback.
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.
Kinsey subjects
Women--Kenya.
Status of women--Kenya.
Social conditions--Kenya.
Unwed mothers--Kenya.
Genital ritual mutilations--Female.
Subject headings
Kenya--Social conditions.
ISBN
0520224507 (Cloth : alk. paper)
9780520224506 (Cloth : alk. paper)
0520235401 (Paper : alk. paper)
9780520235403 (Paper : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
186.2 T45 p5 2003
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute