Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature regarding Ivory Coast

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

Adesina, Akinwumi / Djato, Kouakou (1997): Relative efficiency of women as farmer managers: Profit function analysis in Côte d’Ivore, in: Agricultural Economics, vol. 16, pp.47-53.[440]

Traoré, Aminata (1984): Women’s access to resources in the Ivory Coast: Women and land in Adioukrou District, in: International Labour Organisation (ed.): Rural development and women in Africa, ILO-Publications, Geneva, pp.99-106.[441]

arts and culture

Adams, Monni (Marie-Jeanne) (1986): Women and masks among the Western We of Ivory Coast, in: African Arts, vol. 19, pp. 46-55[1465]

Adams, Monni (Marie-Jeanne) (1993): Women's art as gender strategy among the We of Canton Boo, in: African Arts, vol. 26, pp. 32-43.[1466]

Glaze, Anita (1986): Dialectics of gender in Senufo Masquerades, in: African Arts, vol. 19, pp. 30-39.[1467]

economy - formal and informal employment

Lewis, Barbara (1977): Economic activity and marriage among Ivorian urban women, in: Schlegel, Alice (eds.): Sexual stratification, A cross-cultural view, Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 161-191.[1663]

Lewis, Barbara (1982): Fertility and employment: An assessment of role incompartibility among African urban women, in: Bay, Edna (ed.): Women and work in Africa, Westview Press, Boulder.[1664]

Nix, Ursula (1990): Frauenarbeit in Sassandra, Randbereich oder Grundlage der Wirtschaft? in: Hillen, Peter (Hg.): Im Schatten des Wachstums, Arbeits- und Lebensbedingungen in der Cote d’Ivoire, Breitenbach Verlag, Saarbrücken, pp. 337-358.[1665]

economy - Households

Hoddinott, J. / Haddadd, L. (1995): Does female income share influence household expenditure patterns? Experience from Cote d’Ivore, in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 57, pp. 77-96.[1941]

economy - markets and traders

Hartig, Sabine (1988): Das Sparverhalten von Marktfrauen, Ergebnis einer empirischen Studie auf dem Markt von Adjamé/Abidjan, Arbeitspapiere zu Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Politik in Entwicklungsländern, Nr. 6, FZ Berlin.[2149]

Saschewag, Dagmar (1990): Marktfrauen in San Pedro, Nur wenigen gelingt der Aufstieg, in: Hillen, Peter (Hg.): Im Schatten des Wachstums, Arbeits- und Lebensbedingungen in der Cote d’Ivoire, Breitenbach Verlag, Saarbrücken, pp. 261-279.[2150]

economy - pastoralism

no entries to this combination of country and topic

education schooling and tertiary education

Appleton, Simon / Collier, Paul / Horsnell, Paul (1990): Gender, education and employment in Cote d'Ivoire, Policy Analysis: Social Dimensions of Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa, Working Paper no. 8, World Bank, Washington D.C.[2653]

Appleton, Simon / Hoddinott, John et al. (1999): Does the labour market explain lower female schooling? Evidence from three African Countries, in: Navaretti, Giorgia B. et al. (eds.): Labour markets, poverty, and development, Claredon Press, Oxford, pp. 151-177.[2654]

Clignet, Remi (1977): Women, education and labour force, Social change and sexual differentiation in the Cameroun and the Ivory Coast, in: Signs, vol. 3, pp. 244-260.[2655]

Frazier-Koussai, Susan (1999): A psychological study of mathematics, Attitudes and achievements among female Ivorian students, Women and International Development, Working Paper no. 268, Michigan State University, East Lansing.[2656]

Tansel, Aysit (1997): Schooling attainment, parental education, and gender in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 825-856.[2657]

Vijverberg, Wim P.M. (1993): Educational investments and returns for women and men in Cote d'Ivoire, in: Schultz, T. Paul (ed.): Investment in women's human capital, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.[2658]

health - fgc fgm

Deluz, Ariane (1987): Social and symbolic values of feminine KNE initiation among the Guro of the Ivory Coast, in: Parkin, David / Nyamwaya, David (eds.): Transformations of African Marriage, Manchester, pp. 113-135.[3144]

Larsen, Ulla / Yan, Sharon (2000): Does female circumcision affect infertility and fertility? A study of the Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, and Tanzania, in: Demography, vol. 37, 3, pp. 313-321.[3145]

health - HIV AIDS and gender

Aka-Dago-Akribi, H. (1999): Issues surrounding reprductive choice for women living with HIV in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: Reproductive Health Matters, vol. 7, no. 13, pp. 20-29.[3528]

Ali, M.M. / Cleland, J.G. (2001): The link between postnatal abstinence and extramarital sex in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 214-219.[3529]

Cartoux, Michel / Msellati, Philippe et al. (1998): Attitude of pregnant women towards HIV testing in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire and Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, in: AIDS, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 2337-2344.[3530]

Desgrees-Du-Lou, Annabel et al. (1999): Impaired fertility in HIV-1 infected pregnant women: A clinic-based survey in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: AIDS, vol. 13, pp. 517-521.[3531]

Diallo, Mamadou et al. (1997): Sexually transmitted diseases and uman immunodeficiency virus infections in women attending an antenatal clinic in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 8, pp. 636-638.[3532]

Ekouevi, Didier et al. (2004): Obtaining informed consent from HIV-infected pregnent women, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in: AIDS, vol. 18, pp. 1486-1488.[3533]

Ghys, Peter D. (2002): Increase in condom use and decline in HIV and sexually transmitted disease among female sex workers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 1991-1998, in: AIDS, vol. 16, pp. 251-258.[3534]

Longfield, Kim (2004): Rich fools, spare tyres and boyfriends: Partner categories, relationship dynamics and Ivorian Women's risk for STIs and HIV, in: Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 6, pp. 483-500.[3535]

N'Gbichi, J.M. et al. (1995): HIV status of female sex partners of men reactive to HIV-1, HIV-2 or both viruses in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: AIDS, vol. 9, pp. 951-954.[3536]

Painter, Thomas et al. (2007): Faithfulness to partners: A means to prevent HIV infection, a source of HIV infection risks, or both? A qualitative study of women's experiences in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, in: African Journal of AIDS Research, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 25-31.[3537]

Patten, Wendy L. / Ward, J. Andrew (1993): Empowering women to stop AIDS in Cote d'Ivoire and Uganda, in: Harvard Human Rights Journal, vol. 6, pp. 210-221.[3538]

Vuylsteke, Bea L. et al. (2003): HIV prevalence and risk behavior among clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: AIDS, vol. 17, pp. 1691-1694.[3539]

health - reproduction and fertility

Adams, Monni (Marie-Jeanne) (1991): Celebrating women: Girls' initiation in Canton Boo, We/Guere Region, Cote d' Ivoire, in: L'Ethnographie, vol. 87, no. 110, pp. 81-115.[4531]

Ainsworth, Martha (1989): Socioeconomic determinants of fertility in Cote d'Ivoire, Living Standards Measurement Study Working Paper 53, World Bank, Washington D.C.[4532]

Ali, Mohamed / Cleland, John (2001): The link between postnatal abstinence and extramarital sex in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 214-220.[4533]

Anarfi, John K. (1998): Ghanaian women and prostitution in Cote d'Ivoire, in: Kempadoo, Kamala / Doezema, Jo (eds.): Global sex workers, Rights, resistance, and redefinition, Routledge Publications, New York, pp. 104-113.[4534]

Atto, Ursula (1996): Verpflichtung, Belastung, Freude, Pflegekinder in Abidjan und ihr Verständnis der Hausarbeit, in: Beck, Kurt / Spittler, Gert (Hg.): Arbeit in Afrika, Lit-Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 225-242.[4535]

Babalola, Stella et al. (2005): Parental factors and sexual risk-taking among young people in Cote d’Ivoire, in: African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 49-65.[4536]

Deluz, Ariane (1987): Social and symbolic values of feminine KNE initiation among the Guro of the Ivory Coast, in: Parkin, D. / Nyamwaya, D. (eds.): Transformations of African marriage, Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 113-135.[4537]

Deluz, Ariane (1994): Incestuous fantasy and kinship among the Guro, in: Heald, Suzette / Deluz, Ariane (ed.): Anthropology and psychoanalysis: An encounter through culture, Routledge, London, pp. 40-53.[4538]

Diop-Sidibé, Nafissatou (2005): Siblings´ premarital childbearing and the timing of first sex in three major cities of Cote d’Ivoire, in: International Family Planning Perspectives, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 54-62.[4539]

Etienne, Mona (1979): The case for social maternity, Adoption of children by urban Baule women, in: Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 237-242.[4540]

Etienne, Mona (1993): The case of social maternity: Adoption of children by urban Baule women, in: Brettell, Caroline / Sargent, Carolyn (eds.): Gender in cross-cultural perspective, Eaglewood Cliffes, New Jersey, pp. 25-30. (auch in: Dialectical Anthropology, 4, 1979, pp. 237-242)[4541]

Gottlieb, Alma (1982): Sex, fertility and menstruation among the Beng of the Ivory Coast, A symbolic analysis, in: Africa, vol. 52, pp. 35-47.[4542]

Gottlieb, Alma (1986): Cousin marriage, birth order and gender: Alliance models among the Beng of Ivory Coast, in: Man, vol. 21, pp. 697-722.[4543]

Gottlieb, Alma (1988): Sexual cosmology among the Beng of Ivory Coast, in: Buckley, Thomas / Gottlieb, Alma (eds.): Blood magic, The anthropology of menstruation, University of California Press, Berkeley.[4544]

Gottlieb, Alma (1990): Rethinking female pollution: The Beng case, in: Sanday, Peggy R. / Goodenough, Ruth G. (eds.): Beyond the second sex: New directions in the anthropology of gender, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, pp. 113-138. (and published in: Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 12, no. 2, 1989, pp.65-79.)[4545]

Gottlieb, Alma (2005): Babies baths, babies’ remembrances, A Beng theory of development, history and memory, in: Africa, vol. 75, no. 1, pp. 105-118.[4546]

Guillaume, Agnes / Desgrees-Du-Lou, Annabel (2002): Fertility regulation among women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: Contraception, abortion or both? In: International Family Planning Perspectives, vol. 28, pp. 159-166.[4547]

Haddad, Lawrence J. / Hoddinott, John (1994): Women's income and boy-girl anthropometric status in the Cote d'Ivoire, in: World Development, vol. 22, pp. 543-553.[4548]

Lewis, Barbara (1982): Fertility and employment: An assessment of role incompartibility among African urban women, in: Bay, Edna (ed.): Women and work in Africa, Westview Press, Boulder.[4549]

Luig, Ute (1991): Körpermetaphorik, Sexualität und Macht der Frauen: Das Beispiel der Baule in der Elfenbeinküste, in: Lenz, Ilse / Luig, Ute (eds.): Frauenmacht ohne Herrschaft, Fischer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 255-279.[4550]

Meekers, Dominique (1994): The implications of premarital childbearing for infant mortality, The case of Cote d’Ivoire, in: Bledsoe, Caroline / Pison, Gilles (eds.): Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa, Conemporary anthropological and demographic perspectives, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 296-312.[4551]

Ravenhill, Philip (1978): The interpretation of symbolism in Wan female initiation, in: Africa, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 66-78.[4552]

health

Guillaume, Agnes (1991): Women, children and health in Cote d'Ivoire, in: Turshen Meredeth (ed.): Women and health in Africa, Africa World Press, Trenton, pp. 169-186.[5036]

history colonialism and pre-colonial history

Dopkin, Marlene (1968): Colonialism and the legal status of women in francophonic Africa, in: Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, vol. 8, pp. 390-405.[5268]

Etienne, Mona (1980): Women and men, cloth and colonization, the transformation of production-distribution relations among the Baule (Ivory Coast), in: Etienne, Mona/ Leacock, Eleanor (eds.): Women and colonization, Anthropological perspectives, Praeger Publishers, New York, pp. 214-239.[5269]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (1994): Inventing the African family: Gender and family law reform in Cote d'Ivoire, in: Journal of Social History, vol. 28, pp. 37-61.[5270]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (2001): Changing the meaning of marriage, Women and family law in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Crummings, Sarah / van Dam, Henk et al. (Hg.): Gender perspectives on property and inheritance, A global source book, KIT-Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 33-49.[5271]

Literature

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media

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politics - wars violent conflicts

Roth, Francoise Natalie (2013): Cote D´Ivoire gender based violence, conflicts, and the political transition, a case study report, CMI/WANEP, Brussels/Accra.[11913]

Diallo, Kamina (2017): When Women Take Part in the Rebellion, the Ex-Fighters from Ivory Coast, Noria Research, Paris.[11914]

politics

Adams, Monni (Marie-Jeanne) (1991): Formal public titles for We/Guere women Cote d'Ivoire, in: Anthropos, vol. 86, no. 4/6, pp. 463-485.[7220]

Bassett, Thomas (2002): Women's cotton and the spaces of gender politics in Northern Cote d'Ivoire, in: Gender, Place and Culture, vol. 9, pp. 351-370.[7221]

Dei, Carlene (1997): Women and grassroots politics in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire, in: Mikell, Gwendolyn (ed.): African feminism, The politics of survival in Sub-Saharan Africa, Philadelphia University Press, Philadelphia, pp. 206-231.[7222]

Religion - Christianity

Walker, Sheila (1979): Women in the Harrist movement, in: Jules-Rosette, Benetta (ed.): The new religions of Africa, Noorwood, pp. 87-97.[7643]

Religion - Islam

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2000): Versioning womanhood and muslimhood: ‘Fashion’ and the life course in contemporary Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, in: Africa, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 442-481.[7824]

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2007): Imaniya and young muslim women in Côte d’Ivoire, in: Anthropologica, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 35-50.[7825]

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2014): Piety, moral acency, and leadership, Dynamics around the feminization of Islamic authority in Côte d’Ivoire, in: Islamic Africa, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 167-198.[7826]

Peleikis, Anja (1999): “Ich bin ein Symbol, eine Frau bin ich!” Weibliche Identifikationsmuster in einem ‘globalisierten’ Dorf. Südlibanon und Elfenbeinküste, in: Klein-Hesseling, Ruth / Nökel, Sigrid / Werner, Karin (Hg.): Der neue Islam der Frauen, Weibliche Lebenspraxis in der globalisierten Moderne, Fallstudien aus Afrika, Asien und Europa, Transkript Verlag, Bielefeld, pp. 208-228.[7827]

Yacoob, May (1983): Ahmadiyya and urbanization, Migrant women in Abidjan, Working Paper, no. 75, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. (and published in: Levtzion, Nehemia / Fisher, Humphrey (eds.): Rural and urban Islam in West Africa, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 119-134.[7828]

Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumship

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.[10242]

Rights - human rights violations gender based violence

Amnesty International (2007): Sexual violence against women and the conflict in Cote d’Ivoire, Amnesty International, London.[10450]

Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system

Dee Vellenga, Dorothy (1971): Attempts to change marriage laws in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, in: Foster, P. / Zolberg, A. R. (eds.): Ghana and the Ivory Coast, Perspectives on modernization, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 125-150.[10999]

Dopkin, Marlene (1968): Colonialism and the legal status of women in francophonic Africa, in: Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, vol. 8, pp. 390-405.[11000]

Ellovich, Risa (1985): The law and Ivorian women, in: Anthropos, vol. 80, pp. 185-197.[11001]

Tiemoko, Richmond (2001): The gender age gap, Marriage and rights in the Cote d'Ivoire, in: Development, vol. 44, pp. 104-106.[11005]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (1994): Inventing the African family: Gender and family law reform in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Journal of Social History, vol. 28, pp. 37-61.[11002]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (1997): Women and family in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Mikell, Gwendolyn (ed.): African feminism, The politics of survival in Sub-Saharan Africa, Philadelphia, pp. 53-76.[11003]

Toungara, Jeanne Maddox (2001): Changing the meaning of marriage, Women and family law in Cote d’Ivoire, in: Crummings, Sarah / van Dam, Henk et al. (eds.): Gender perspectives on property and inheritance, A global source book, KIT-Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 33-49.[11004]

society - families marriages

Etienne, Mona (1979): The case for social maternity, Adoption of children by urban Baule women, in: Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 4, no. 3.[8666]

Etienne, Mona (1986): Contradictions constraints and choices: Widow remarriage among the Baule of Ivory Coast, in: Potash, Betty (ed.): Widows in African Societies: Choices and constraints, Stanford University Press, Stanford, pp. 241-282.[8667]

Etienne, Mona (1983): Gender relations and conjugality among the Baule, in: Oppong, Christine (ed.): Female and male in West Africa, George Allen and Unwin, London, pp. 303-319. [8668]

Etienne, Mona (1993): The case of social maternity: Adoption of children by urban Baule women, in: Brettell, Caroline / Sargent, Carolyn (eds.): Gender in cross-cultural perspective, Eaglewood Cliffes, New Jersey, pp. 25-30. (auch in: Dialectical Anthropology, 4, 1979, pp. 237-242)[8669]

Gastellu, Jean-Marc (1987): Matrilineages, economic groups and differentiation in West Africa, A note, in: Development and Change, vol. 18, pp. 271-280.[8670]

Lewis, Barbara (1977): Economic activity and marriage among Ivorian urban women, in: Schlegel, Alice (eds.): Sexual stratification, A cross-cultural view, Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 161-191.[8671]

society - homosexuality / sexual minorities

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - masculinities

N'Gbichi, J.M. et al. (1995): HIV status of female sex partners of men reactive to HIV-1, HIV-2 or both viruses in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, in: AIDS, vol. 9, pp. 951-954.[9254]

society - migration and urbanisation

Antoine, Philippe / Nanitelamio, Jeanne (1992): More single women in African cities: Pikine, Abidjan, and Brazzaville, in: Population Studies, vol. 3, pp. 149-169.[9657]

Ellovich, Risa (1980): Dioula women in town: a view of intra-ethnic variation (Ivory Coast), in: Bourguignon, Erika (ed.): A world of women, Anthropological studies of women in the societies of the world, Praeger Publishers, New York, pp. 87-105.[9658]

Peleikis, Anja (1999): “Ich bin ein Symbol, eine Frau bin ich!” Weibliche Identifikationsmuster in einem ‘globalisierten’ Dorf. Südlibanon und Elfenbeinküste, in: Klein-Hesseling, Ruth / Nökel, Sigrid / Werner, Karin (Hg.): Der neue Islam der Frauen, Weibliche Lebenspraxis in der globalisierten Moderne, Fallstudien aus Afrika, Asien und Europa, Transkript Verlag, Bielefeld, pp. 208-228.[9659]

Peleikis, Anja (2000): Female identities in a “globalized village”, A case study of South Lebanese migration to West Africa, in: Knörr, Jacqueline / Meier, Barbara (eds.): Women and migration, Anthropological perspectives, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt a.M, pp. 63-79.[9660]

Peleikis, Anja (2003): Lebanese in motion, Gender and the making of a transnational village, Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld.[9661]

Yacoob, May (1983): Ahmadiyya and urbanization, Migrant women in Abidjan, Working Paper, no. 75, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. (and published in: Levtzion, Nehemia / Fisher, Humphrey (eds.): Rural and urban Islam in West Africa, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 119-134.[9662]

society - women's organisations

no entries to this combination of country and topic

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