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New African histories series.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index.
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pt. 1. Domestic violence, relationships of servitude, and the family.Domestic violence, colonial courts, and the end of slavery in French Soudan, 1905-12 /Emily Burrill and Richard Roberts Domestic violence and child circulation in the Southeastern Gold Coast, 1905-28 /Cati Coe Continuum of gendered violence : the colonial invention of female desertion as a customary criminal offense, French Soudan, 1900-1949 /Marie Rodet Violated domesticity in Italian East Africa, 1937-40 /Martina Salvante pt. 2. Narating domestic violence.Sex, violence, and family in South Africa's Eastern Cape /Elizabeth Thornberry Child marriage and domestic violence : Islamic and colonial discourses on gender relations and female status in Zanzibar, 1900-1950s /Elke E. Stockreiter Fatal families : narratives of spousal killing and domestic violence in murder trials in Kenya and Nyasaland, c. 1930-56 /Stacey Hynd Domestic dramas and occult acts : witchcraft and violence in the arena of the intimate /Katherine Luongo pt. 3. Domestic violence, conjugal relationships, and the politics of the state in postcolonial Africa."I killed her because she disobeyed me in wearing this new hairstyle..." : gender-based violence, laws, and impunity in Senegal /Codou Bop The logics of controversy : gender violence as a site of frictions in Ghanaian advocacy /Saida Hodžić Constructing law, contesting violence : the Senegalese family code and narratives of domestic abuse /Scott London Domestic violence as a human rights violation : the challenges of a regional human rights approach in Africa /Benedetta Faedi Finding gendered justice in the age of human rights /Pamela Scully.
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