3 edition of Women and development in eastern Africa found in the catalog.
Women and development in eastern Africa
Workshop on Women and Development in Eastern Africa (1986 NazreМ„t, Ethiopia)
by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Zeinab El-Bakri, Ruth M. Besha.|
|Contributions||El Bakri, Zeinab B., Besha, Ruth Mfumbwa., Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1240.5.A354 W67 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 119 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||119|
|LC Control Number||91980068|
Hitherto, attention had focused largely on the successful penetration of West African women in local markets, while very little attention has been given to women in East, Central, or Southern Africa. This book attempts to correct this apparent neglect by examining the economic role of women from a comparative perspective. This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa, which are the subjects of separate histories. Some of the history of these countries, however, is naturally mentioned in this history of the rest of Africa - but is kept to the minimum needed to make the rest g: Women and development.
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