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Author Cammaert, Jessica, 1984-
Title Undesirable practices : women, children, and the politics of the body in northern Ghana, 1930-1972 / Jessica Cammaert.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2016.

Author Cammaert, Jessica, 1984-
Series Expanding frontiers
Expanding frontiers.
Subject Women -- Ghana -- Social conditions.
Children -- Ghana -- Social conditions.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Ghana.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- Ghana.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Ghana.
Description 1 online resource.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Queen's University, 2014.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Die a natural death : responses to the questionnaire on "customs affecting the status of women in West Africa" ca. 1930 -- R.S. Rattray, anthropology, and the making of undesirable practices in northern Ghana -- Female circumcision as undesirable in the Northeast, ca. 1930-1933 -- Child slavery, pawning, and trafficking in late-colonial Bawku, 1941-1948 -- Put some clothes on or Nkrumah will get you! : anti-nudity in the Nkrumah era, 1958-1966 -- Orphaned children and unruly girls : youth and undesirability post-Nkrumah, 1965-1972 -- Conclusion: undesirable practices and social welfare in Africa : averting the male gaze.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780803286948 (electronic bk.)
0803286945 (electronic bk.)
9780803286962 (electronic bk.)
0803286961 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 950613773
Additional Format Print version: Cammaert, Jessica, 1984- Undesirable practices. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2016 9780803286801 (DLC) 2015031900 (OCoLC)919202257

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