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Author Clark, Gracia

Title Onions are my husband : survival and accumulation by West African market women / Gracia Clark
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 464 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Stepping into the market -- The regional web -- Persistent transformation -- Buying and selling -- Control of resources -- We know ourselves -- Queens of negotiation -- Multiple identities -- Home and husband -- The market under attack -- Surviving the peace
Summary In the most comprehensive analysis to date of the world of open air marketplaces of West Africa, Gracia Clark studies the market women of Kumasi, Ghana, in order to understand the key social forces that generate, maintain, and continually reshape the shifting market dynamics. Probably the largest of its kind in West Africa, the Kumasi Central Market houses women whose positions vary from hawkers of meals and cheap manufactured goods to powerful wholesalers, who control the flow of important staples. Drawing on more than four years of field research, during which she worked alongsid
Analysis Marketing By Women
West Africa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-453) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Women merchants -- Ghana -- Kumasi
Markets -- Ghana -- Kumasi
Women, Ashanti -- Ghana -- Kumasi -- Economic conditions
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Commerce.
Markets.
Women merchants.
Marktfrau
Ashanti (volk)
Vrouwenarbeid.
Markthandel.
Commerçants -- Ghana -- Kumasi.
Marchés -- Ghana -- Kumasi.
Femmes ashanti -- Ghana -- Kumasi -- Conditions économiques.
Kumasi (Ghana) -- Commerce
Ghana -- Kumasi.
Ghana
Westafrika
Kumasi (Ghana) -- Commerce.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94001907
ISBN 9780226107769
0226107760
9780226107790
0226107795
1282538713
9781282538719
9786612538711
6612538716