Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature regarding Guinea Bisseau

agriculture ecology rural development climate changearts and cultureeconomy - formal and informal employment
economy - Householdseconomy - markets and traderseconomy - pastoralism
education schooling and tertiary educationhealth - fgc fgmhealth - HIV AIDS and gender
health - reproduction and fertilityhealth history colonialism and pre-colonial history
Literature media politics - wars violent conflicts
politics Religion - Christianity Religion - Islam
Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumshipRights - human rights violations gender based violence Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system
society - families marriagessociety - homosexuality / sexual minorities society - masculinities
society - migration and urbanisationsociety - women's organisations

agriculture ecology rural development climate change

Achinger, Gertraud (1992): Die Auswirkungen des Strukturanpassungsprogramms (SAP) in Guinea-Bissau auf die wirtschaftliche und soziale Lage der Frauen auf dem Lande, in: Meyns, Peter (Hrsg.): Demokratie und Strukturreformen im portugiesisch-sprachigen Afrika, Die Suche nach einem Neuanfang, Arnold-Bergstraesser Institut, Freiburg, pp.152-168.[437]

Funk, Ursula (1988): Land tenure, agriculture, and gender in Guinea Bissau, in: Davison, Jean (ed.): Agriculture, women and land, The African experience, Westview Press, Boulder, pp.33-58.[438]

Funk, Ursula (1991): Labour, economic power, and gender: Coping with food shortage in Guinea Bissau, in: Downs, R.E. / Kerner, Donna / Reyna, Stephen (eds.): The political economy of African famine, Gordon and Breach Publishers, Philadelphia, pp.205-226.[439]

arts and culture

no entries to this combination of country and topic

economy - formal and informal employment

no entries to this combination of country and topic

economy - Households

no entries to this combination of country and topic

economy - markets and traders

Havik, Philip J. (1998): Female entrepreneurship in a changing environment: Gender, kinship and trade in the Guinea Bissau Region, in: Risseauw Carla / Ganesh, Kamala (eds.): Negotiation and social space: A gendered analysis of changing kin and security networks in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Sage Publications, London, pp. 205-225[2147]

Havik, Philip J. (2004): Silences and Soundbites, The gendered dynamics of trade and brokerage in pre-Colonial Guinea Bissau Region, Lit-Verlag, Münster, 2004. [2148]

economy - pastoralism

no entries to this combination of country and topic

education schooling and tertiary education

no entries to this combination of country and topic

health - fgc fgm

Johnson, Michelle (2000): Becoming a Muslim, Becoming a person, Female “circumcision”, religious identity, and personhood in Guinea-Bissau, in: Shell-Duncan, Bettina / Hernlund, Ylva (eds.): Female circumcision in Africa, Culture, controversy, and change, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 215-234.[3142]

Pleikis, Anja (1994): „Ohne Kind bist Du keine Frau“, Frausein, Ritual und Autonomie bei den Jola-Frauen in Guinea-Bisseau, Sozialanthropologische Arbeitspapiere, Nr. 59, Institut für Ethnologie, Schwerpunkt Sozialanthropologie, FU-Berlin, Berlin.[3143]

health - HIV AIDS and gender

Andersson, Soren / Dias, Francisco et al. (1997): HTLV-1 and II infections in a nationwide survey of pregnant women in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, in: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology, vol. 15, pp. 320-327.[3524]

Buckner, M. (1999): Village women as town prostitutes: Cultural factors relevant to prostitution and HIV epidemiology in Guinea-Bissau, in: Becker, Charles / Dozon, Jean-Pierre / Obbo, Christine (eds.): Experiencing and understanding AIDS in Africa, CODESRIA Publications, Dakar, pp. 389-404.[3525]

Holmgren, Birgitta / Da Silva, Zacarias et al. (2003): Dual infections with HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-1 are more common in older women than in men in Guinea-Bissau, in: AIDS, vol. 17, pp. 241-253.[3526]

Naucler, A. (1993): Sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behaviour as risk factors for HIV-2 Infection in Bissau, Guinea Bissau, in: International Journal of STD an AIDS, vol. 4, pp. 217-221.[3527]

health - reproduction and fertility

Einarsdottir, Jonina (2004): Tired of weeping, Mother love, child death, and poverty in Guinea Bisseau, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.[4527]

Peleikis, Anja (1994): „Ohne Kind bist Du keine Frau“, Frausein, Ritual und Autonomie bei den Jola-Frauen in Guinea-Bisseau, Sozialanthropologische Arbeitspapiere, Nr. 59, Institut für Ethnologie, Schwerpunkt Sozialanthropologie, FU-Berlin, Berlin.[4528]

health

no entries to this combination of country and topic

history colonialism and pre-colonial history

Brooks, George (1983): A Nhara of the Guinea Bissau region: Mae Aurélia Correia, in: Robertson, Claire / Klein, Martin (eds.): Women and slavery in Africa, Stanford University Press, Stanford, pp. 295-319.[5263]

Havik, Philip J. (2004): Silences and Soundbites, The gendered dynamics of trade and brokerage in pre-Colonial Guinea Bissau Region, Lit-Verlag, Münster, 2004.[5264]

Urdang, Stephanie (1979): Fighting two colonialisms, Women in Guinea Bisseau, Routledge Publications, New York.[5265]

Urdang, Stephanie (1981): The role of women in the revolution in Guinea-Bissau, in: Steady, Filomina Chioma (ed.): The black woman cross-culturally, Schenkman Publishers, Cambridge, pp. 119-40.[5266]

Literature

no entries to this combination of country and topic

media

Achinger, G. (1998): Frauen, Medien und Emanzipation, Pakistan, Guinea-Bissau und Kap Verde im Kulturvergleich, IKO-Verlag, Frankfurt a.M.[6533]

politics - wars violent conflicts

Carvalho, Clara (2020): Women and Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau, ACCORD, Durban. [11897]

Interpeace (2018): Peacebuilding through a gender lens: Enhancing women’s role in governance and conflict resolution in Guinea-Bissau, Interpeace, Geneva.[11896]

politics

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Religion - Christianity

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Religion - Islam

Johnson, Michelle (2000): Becoming a Muslim, Becoming a person, Female “circumcision”, religious identity, and personhood in Guinea-Bissau, in: Shell-Duncan, Bettina / Hernlund, Ylva (eds.): Female circumcision in Africa, Culture, controversy, and change, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 215-234.[7823]

Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumship

De Sousa, A.O. (1999): Defunct women: Possession Among the Bijagos Islanders, in: Behrend, Heike / Luig, Ute (eds.): Spirit possession, modernity and power in Africa, James Currey, pp. 81-88.[10238]

Gable, Eric (1996): Women, ancestors, and alternity among the Manjaco of Guinea Bisseau, in: Journal of African Religion, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 104-121.[10239]

Kurz, Antje (1996): Die Jangue-Jangue in Guinea Bissau - eine moderne Anti-Hexerei Bewegung? - Machtkonflikte im Kontext von Alter, Geschlecht und Reproduktion, IKO-Verlag, Frankfurt a.M.[10240]

Peleikis, Anja (1994): „Ohne Kind bist Du keine Frau“, Frausein, Ritual und Autonomie bei den Jola-Frauen in Guinea-Bisseau, Sozialanthropologische Arbeitspapiere, Nr. 59, Institut für Ethnologie, Schwerpunkt Sozialanthropologie, FU-Berlin, Berlin.[10241]

Rights - human rights violations gender based violence

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - families marriages

Temudo, Marina Padrao (2019): Between ‚forced marriage’ and ‚free choice’, Social transformation and perceptions of gender and sexuality among the Balanta in Guinea Bisseau, in: Africa, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 1-20.[8665]

society - homosexuality / sexual minorities

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - masculinities

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - migration and urbanisation

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society - women's organisations

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