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'This Matter of Women Is Getting Very Bad': Gender, Development and Politics in Colonial Lesotho

Marc Epprecht ; [editor, Andrea Nattrass]
Format
Book
Published
Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0869809539 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Part 1 Culture, Christianity and Capitalism: The background of social change in the nineteenth century
  • Chapter 1 Sesotho custom 15
  • Chapter 2 Christianity 30
  • Chapter 3 Class formation and the emergence of racial capitalist patriarchy 47
  • Part 2 Women and the State
  • Chapter 4 Colonial rule, 1868-1929 67
  • Chapter 5 'Loose women' and the crisis of colonialism 80
  • Chapter 6 Gender and the modernization of the colonial state 98
  • Chapter 7 'Improving' women 121
  • Part 3 Basotho Women's Struggles and the Critique of Modernity
  • Chapter 8 Basotho women's voluntary associations 141
  • Chapter 9 An alternative vision: Catholic patriarchy and the 'anti-capitalist' legacy of Bishop Bonhomme, 1933-47 168
  • Chapter 10 'Women, mothers of the nation, should not be made slaves': Women and politics to 1965 189.
Description
ix, 281 p. ; ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-273) and index.
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