In This Review

Women in Africa: Studies in Social and Economic Change
Women in Africa: Studies in Social and Economic Change
Edited by Nancy J. Hafkin and Edna G. Bay
Stanford University Press, 1976, 306 pp
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Viewing the changing lives of groups of women in East and West Africa through historical, anthropological, sociological and economic perspectives, the essays in this volume give concrete meaning to the theme of African women's loss of economic and political status through the workings of colonialism.