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Lobola (Bridewealth) in Contemporary Southern Africa Implications for Gender Equality

éditeur : Palgrave Macmillan
catégorie : Religions > Essais et théologie
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This volume explores the multiple meanings and implications of lobola in Southern Africa. The payment of lobola (often controversially translated as ‘bridewealth’) is an entrenched practice in most societies in Southern Africa. Although having a long tradition, of late there have been voices questioning its relevance in contemporary times while others vehemently defend the practice. This book brings together a range of scholars from different academic disciplines, national contexts, institutions, genders, and ethnic backgrounds to debate the relevance of lobola in contemporary southern African communities for gender equality.

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Titre Lobola (Bridewealth) in Contemporary Southern Africa - Implications for Gender Equality
Auteurs ,
Editeur Palgrave Macmillan
Langue EN
Date de publication 04/02/2021

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