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Table of Contents Table of Contents ii Glossary iii Acknowledgements v Dedication vi INTRODUCTION: Igbo Family Structure and Feminist Concepts 1 CHAPTER 1: Family Politics: Making Patriarchy in a Patrilineal Society 27 CHAPTER 2: Legalizing Patriarchy: Sorting Through Customary Laws and Practices 87 CHAPTER 3: Customs and Misrepresentations: Widows and Daughters in Inheritance Disputes 145 CHAPTER 4: The Conclave: A Dialogic Search for Equality 216 CHAPTER 5: Structures of Equality: In Mono- and Dual-Sex Systems 271 CONCLUSION: Towards a Balanced Society 330 Bibliography 337 Index 369
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Igbo (African people) -- Kinship.
Women, Igbo -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- Nigeria.
Family -- Nigeria.
Patrilineal kinship -- Nigeria.
Feminist theory -- Nigeria.