Undesirable Practices

Women, Children, and the Politics of the Body in Northern Ghana, 19301972

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Undesirable Practices examines both the intended and the unintended consequences of “imperial feminism” and British colonial interventions in “undesirable” cultural practices in northern Ghana...

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“What a powerful project! . . . While many books address certain topics covered, including female circumcision and prostitution, as well as children’s rights and welfare, this volume reframes and...

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