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oa Botswana Notes & Records - Slipping through their fingers: women's migration and Tswana patriarchy

Volume 34 Number 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090

 

Abstract

The interwar period in southern Afiica was an era of widespread male dissatisfaction with women's exercise of mobility. Female migrancy posed a significant threat to those who exercised patriarchal control over women. There is the unquestioned belief that men should control women's mobility (especially women's migration to town), and the creation of a range of strategies, policies, and punishments to achieve that end.

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2002-01-01
2019-08-26

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