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Power and paradox authority, insecurity, and creativity in Fon gender relations by Douglas J. Falen

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marriage law,
  • Gender identity,
  • Sex role,
  • Husband and wife,
  • Parenthood

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Douglas J. Falen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.B4 F35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25002172M
ISBN 101592217877, 1592217885
LC Control Number2010054335

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