Domestic Violence and the Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Domestic Violence and the Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

eBook - 2010
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Domestic Violence and the Law in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa reveals the ways in which domestic space and domestic relationships take on different meanings in African contexts that extend the boundaries of family obligation, kinship, and dependency. The term domestic violence encompasses kin-based violence, marriage-based violence, gender-based violence, as well as violence between patrons and clients who shared the same domestic space. As a lived experience and as a social and historical unit of analysis, domestic violence in colonial and postcolonial Africa is complex. Using evidence.
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, Ă2010
ISBN: 9780821443453
0821443453
9780821419281
0821419285
9780821419298
0821419293
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 303 pages) : maps

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