oa Africa Insight - First-borns and younger sons: Culture change and sibling relations

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2804



In this article the authoress discusses the failure of black first-born sons from families bestriding the old and the new worlds to 'come through' or succeed. This failure she says is the manifestation of a disturbed society, increasing rural impoverishment and changes in black family structures.

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