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Running After Pills : Politics, Gender, and Contraception in Colonial Zimbabwe
by Amy Kaler


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Kaler examines how modern contraceptive technologies, such as the pill and the Deop-Provera injection, were embroiled in gender and generation conflicts in Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s.

Kaler examines how modern contraceptive technologies, such as the pill and the Deop-Provera injection, were embroiled in gender and generation conflicts, and in the national liberation struggle, in Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Kaler examines how modern contraceptive technologies, such as the pill and the Deop-Provera injection, were embroiled in gender and generation conflicts in Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s.

Kaler examines how modern contraceptive technologies, such as the pill and the Deop-Provera injection, were embroiled in gender and generation conflicts, and in the national liberation struggle, in Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s. Based on extensive oral and archival research, the book shows the ways in which fertility and control over reproduction within marriage and the family influenced the development of the imagined community of the nascent Zimbabwean nation.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780325070445
  • ISBN-10: 032507044X
  • Publisher: Greenwood
  • Publish Date: December 2003
  • Page Count: 264

Series: Social History of Africa

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Books > Social Science > Abortion & Birth Control
Books > History > Africa - General
Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - General

 
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