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The Resource States of marriage : gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali, Emily S. Burrill

States of marriage : gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali, Emily S. Burrill

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States of marriage : gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali
Title
States of marriage
Title remainder
gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali
Statement of responsibility
Emily S. Burrill
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
States of Marriage shows how throughout the colonial period in French Sudan (present-day Mali) the institution of marriage played a central role in how the empire defined its colonial subjects as gendered persons with certain attendant rights and privileges. The book is a modern history of the ideological debates surrounding the meaning of marriage, as well as the associated legal and sociopolitical practices in colonial and postcolonial Mali. It is also the first to use declassified court records regarding colonialist attempts to classify and categorize traditional marriage conventi
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Burrill, Emily
Dewey number
306.8109662309/04
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1001
LC item number
.B87 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Marriage
  • Marriage law
  • Women's rights
  • Mali
  • Mali
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Colonial influence
  • Marriage
  • Marriage law
  • Social conditions
  • Women's rights
  • Mali
Label
States of marriage : gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali, Emily S. Burrill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: States of marriage in colonial West Africa
  • Locating gendered knowledge and authority in Sikasso at the turn of the century
  • Contesting slavery and marriage in early colonial Sikasso
  • Returned soldiers and runaway wives : defining the African family in the French Sudan, 1912/30
  • Wealth in women, wealth in men : the global depression of the 1930s, competing labor obligations, and the Mandel Decree
  • Defining the limits and bargains of patriarchy : narratives of domestic violence
  • Gender justice and the marriage legibility projects of late colonial French Sudan
  • Conclusion: "There are always laws that are not practiced."
Control code
906026350
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445143
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906026350
Label
States of marriage : gender, justice, and rights in colonial Mali, Emily S. Burrill
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: States of marriage in colonial West Africa
  • Locating gendered knowledge and authority in Sikasso at the turn of the century
  • Contesting slavery and marriage in early colonial Sikasso
  • Returned soldiers and runaway wives : defining the African family in the French Sudan, 1912/30
  • Wealth in women, wealth in men : the global depression of the 1930s, competing labor obligations, and the Mandel Decree
  • Defining the limits and bargains of patriarchy : narratives of domestic violence
  • Gender justice and the marriage legibility projects of late colonial French Sudan
  • Conclusion: "There are always laws that are not practiced."
Control code
906026350
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821445143
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906026350

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