African family systems and socio-economic crisis.
This volume studies global and national transformation from the point of view of families in local communities. Contributors are from Africa, North America, and Europe, and provide socially and historically based, culturally rich, multigenerational, and comparative perspectives on family life in Africa today.
The essays explore contemporary change in African families, and consequences for children and parents, the elderly, gender roles, moral values, fertility, health HIV and nutrition , and economic development.
Ultimately, despite desperate economic, sociohistorical, demographic and political circumstances, African families remain vitally important for social and psychological support throughout an individual's life span. This volume studies global and national transformation from Greenwood Publishing Group Bolero Ozon. Training is misdirected to nonexistent wage employment. Traditional knowledge has become marginalized, and modern knowledge has not taken its place.
Ecological, economic, and political crises are affecting the daily lives of most African families. Skip to main content. African family systems and socio-economic crisis.
African families and the crisis of social change
Family, population and development in Africa, edited by Aderanti Adepoju. London, England, Zed Books, Contributor Weisner, Thomas S. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Kilbride and Janet C.
Social change and the family
Part 4 Gender and Reproduction: Thomas Hoakansson and Robert A. Munroe and Ruth H.
Part 5 Culture, Family and Economy: Super and Sara Harkness. Nielsen Book Data Publisher's Summary African families face serious crises today.
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