In Search of Gender Justice
Rights and Relationships in Matrilineal Malawi
Focusing on Malawi, Johnson proposes a shift in emphasis to gender justice as an alternative to human and women's rights. Les mer
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Focusing on Malawi, Johnson proposes a shift in emphasis to gender justice as an alternative to human and women's rights.
Acknowledgements; Images, tables and maps; Acronyms; Glossary of Chichewa; Introduction; 1. Love, marriage and matriliny; 2. Marital disputes and the legal search for justice; 3. Navigating Ufulu; 4. Gender justice?; 5. Handling violence; 6. Justice in motion; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Jessica Johnson is a Lecturer in the Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham. Her research has been published in the journals Africa, the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute and Review of African Political Economy and she is co-editor of Pursuing Justice in Africa: Competing Imaginaries and Contested Practices with George Karekwaivanane (forthcoming). She held the Phyllis and Eileen Gibbs Travelling Research Fellowship in 2014-15 and is an editor of the Journal of Southern African Studies.