Argues that the decline of matrilineal inheritance is not inevitable, nor does it constitute a move towards patrilineality. How disagreements over norms present one facet of a political opposition in which people defend positions that give them greater control over resources; How in southern Bobo country during the colonial period, combined effects of taxation, forced labor and wage-work reduced the economic importance of matrilineages and increased that of farming units; More.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||22|
|State||Published - Jun 1 1992|
- INHERITANCE & succession
- MANNERS & customs
- BURKINA Faso