Child fostering in West Africa : new perspectives on theory and practices

Auteur(s) : Alber, Erdmute (Éd.)
Martin, Jeannett (Éd.)
Notermans, Catrien (Éd.)
Description matérielle : xii-250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Collection: Africa-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies ; n° 9 Publication : Leiden : Brill, 2013.Cote : FA.540Note : Réf. Dissém. ; Index. Thématique : Ethnologie | EnfantThématique spécifique : Fosterage | Soin | Famille | Parenté | Adoption Géographique : Afrique de l'Ouest
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Introduction / Alber, Erdmute ; Martin, Jeannett and Notermans, Catrien --

A framework for the analysis of parent roles / Goody, Esther --

Adoption, fosterage, and alliance / Lallemand, Suzanne --

The transfer of belonging: theories on child fostering in West Africa reviewed / Alber, Erdmute --

Experiencing father's kin and mother's kin: kinship norms and practices from the perspective of foster children in Northern Benin / Martin, Jeannett --

Relating affiliation and descent: brothers' daughters as co-wives among the Bulsa in Northern Ghana / Meier, Barbara --

Children coming and going: fostering and lifetime mobility in East Cameroon / Notermans, Catrien --

The promises of shared motherhood and the perils of detachment: a comparison of local and transnational child fostering in Cape Verde / Drotbohm, Heike --

Disputes over transfers of belonging in the Gold Coast in the 1870s: fosterage or debt pawning ? / Coe, Cati --

Child adoption and foster care in the context of legal pluralism: case studies from Ghana / Wanitzek, Ulrike.

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