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Author Goody, Esther N.

Title Contexts of kinship : an essay in the family sociology of the Gonja of Northern Ghana / Esther N. Goody
Published Cambridge : University Press, 1973


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Description xiv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in social anthropology ; no. 7
Cambridge studies in social anthropology ; no. 7
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of tables; List of illustrations; Preface; Symbols used in the text; Part I. Contexts and Problems: 1. Problems; 2. The historical, political and economic setting; 3. Three divisions of central Gonja and their villages; Part II. Marriage: 4. Courtship and patterns of marriage: open connubium; 5. Establishing a marriage; 6. The conjugal relationship; 7. The termination of marriage; Part III. Kinship: 8. Parents and children; 9. Kinship and sibship; Part IV. Residence: 10. Residence: the synchronic view; 11. The developmental cycle; 12. Conclusions; Appendices; References; Index
Analysis Gonja Kinship Northern Ghana
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 326-329
Notes Cambridge studies in social anthropology no:7 0068-6794
Subject Gonja (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Kinship -- Ghana.
Social structure -- Ghana.
Ghana -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 72078892
ISBN 0521085837