Table of contents for Family matters : feminist concepts in African philosophy of culture / Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu.

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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.
Philosophy, Igbo.
Sex role -- Nigeria.
Family -- Nigeria.
Patrilineal kinship -- Nigeria.
Feminist theory -- Nigeria.