Mothers and prostitutes: The reconstruction of African gender relationships in Southern Rhodesia 1898 - 1925
This “ sexual revolution" was not Simply an urban phenomenon. One of the most important changes was the upheaval in the gender division of labour in the rural areas .Married men were in a positions to control the labour of wives and Children. Consequently they were well Placed to expand crop production to meet European market. using women and children as labourers without providing reciprocal help for household tasks, which included the production of food for home consumption Furthermore, as Africans, particularly the Shona areas, became more deeply involved in the market economy , they gave more time to cultivation and trade, using the cash to buy things would previously have been made by the women in the community . market-place (1.289Mb)
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Additional Citation InformationJeater, D. (1987, April -). Mothers and prostitutes: The reconstruction of African gender relationships in Southern Rhodesia 1898 - 1925. [Seminar Paper].
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