Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature regarding Liberia

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

Currens, Gerald (1976): Women, men, and rice: Agricultural innovation in Northwestern Liberia, in: Human Organization, vol. 35, no. 4, pp.355-365.[600]

Fuest, Veronika (1997): Frauen in Nord-West-Liberia, in: Fuest, Veronika: “A job, a shop, and loving business, Lebensweisen gebildeter Frauen in Liberia, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp.48-68.[601]

Moran, Mary (1986): Taking up the slack: Female farming and the ‘Kru problem’ in Southeastern Liberia, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, pp.117-124.[602]

arts and culture

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.[1476]

Siegmann, William (2000): Women's hair and Sowei masks in Southern Sierra Leone and Western Liberia, in: Sieber, Roy / Herreman, Frank (eds.): Hair in African art and culture, Museum of African Art. New York.[1477]

economy - formal and informal employment

no entries to this combination of country and topic

economy - Households

David, Magdalean Soniia (1997): `You become one in marriage': Domestic budgeting among the Kpelle of Liberia, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies,vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 144-169.[1942]

Lacey, Linda / Sinai, Irit (1996): Do female-headed households have different shelter needs than men? The case of Monrovia, Liberia, in: Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 89-108.[1943]

economy - markets and traders

Handwerker, W. (1973): Kinship, friendship and business failure among the market sellers of Monrovia, in: Africa, vol. 43, pp. 288-301.[2160]

economy - pastoralism

no entries to this combination of country and topic

education schooling and tertiary education

Brenner, Mary (1998): Gender and classroom interaction in Liberia, in: Bloch, Marianne (ed.): Women and education in Sub-Saharan Africa, Power, opportunities, and constraints, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, pp. 131-156.[2688]

Fuest, Veronika (1996): ‘A job, a shop, and loving business’ - Lebensweisen gebildeter Frauen in Liberia, Lit-Verlag, Münster.[2689]

Shapiro, David / Tambashe, B. Oleko (2001): Gender, poverty, family structure, and investments in children's education in Kinshasa, Congo, in: Economics of Education Review, vol. 20, pp. 359-375.[2690]

health - fgc fgm

Dennis, Yede / Dennis, Emmet (2002): The Liberian perspective on the issue of female circumcision in the context of global practices: Tradition versus laws, Policies and human rights, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 19-32.[3163]

health - HIV AIDS and gender

no entries to this combination of country and topic

health - reproduction and fertility

Dzegede, S.A. (1981): Urbanization and fertility decline in West Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, in: Jounral of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 12, pp. 232-244.[4601]

Gray, Ronald H. et al. (1993): Evaluation of natural family planning programmes in Liberia and Zambia, in: Journal of Biosocial Science, vol. 25, pp. 249-258.[4602]

Green, Edward (1992): The anthropology of sexually transmitted disease in Liberia, in: Social Science and Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 1457-1468.[4603]

Handwerker, W. (1986): ‘Natural fertility’ as a balance of choice and behavioral effect: Policy implications for Liberian farm households, in: Handwerker, W. Penn (ed.): Culture and reproduction: An anthropological critique of demographic transition theory, Westview Press, Boulder pp. 90-111.[4604]

Kambic, Robert T. / Lanctot, C.A. / Wesley, R. (1994): Trial of a new method of natural family planning in Liberia, in: Advances in Contraception, vol. 10, pp. 111-119.[4605]

Kirk, Dudley / Pillet, Bernard (1998): Fertility levels, trends, and differentials in Sub-Saharan Africa on the 1980s and 1990s, in: Studies in Family Planning,vol. 29, pp. 1-22.[4606]

Kollehlon, Konia T. (1986): Migration and fertility: The case of Liberian Women, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 97-116.[4608]

Kollehlon, Konia T. (1994): Religious affiliation and fertility in Liberia, in: Journal of Biosocial Science, vol. 26, no.4, pp. 493-507.[4609]

Kollehlon, Konia T. (1984): Women’s role and fertility in Liberia, in: Africa, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 31-54.[4607]

Nichols, Douglas J. et al. (1987): Sexual behavior contraceptive practice and reproductive health among Liberian adolescents, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 18, pp. 169-176.[4610]

Parr, N.J. (1995): Pre-marital fertility in Liberia, in: Journal of Biosocial Science, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 1-10.[4611]

health

Buelow, George (1981): Eve’s rib, Association membership and mental health among Kru women, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 9, pp. 23-33.[5040]

Moore, Owen / Moore Rheinhart, K. (1985): Women and the healing arts in Liberia, A traditional health care delivery system in transition, in: Anthropology, vol. 14, pp. 27-40.[5041]

history colonialism and pre-colonial history

Blyden, Nemata (2002): The search for Anna Erskine, African American women in the nineteenth-century Liberia, in: Higgs, Catherine / Moss, Barbara / Ferguson, Earline Rae (eds.): Stepping forward, Black women in Africa and the Americans, Ohio University Press, Athens, pp. 31-43.[5324]

Burrowes, Carl (2004): Political emergence of women, in: Burrowes, Carl: Power and Press Freedom in Liberia, 1830-1970: The Impact of Globalization and Civil Society on Media-Government Relations, Africa World Press, Trenton.[5325]

DeLombard, J. (1991): Sisters, servants, or saviors? National Baptist women missionaries in Liberia in the 1920s, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 323-47.[5326]

Newman, Debra (1988): Laborers into the harvest: Liberian working women in the nineteenth century, in: Liberia-Forum, vol. 4, no. 7, pp. 36-50.[5327]

Literature

no entries to this combination of country and topic

media

no entries to this combination of country and topic

politics - wars violent conflicts

African Women and Peace Support Group (2004): Liberian women peacemakers, Fighting for their right to be seen, heard and counted, Africa World Press, Trenton.[6756]

Aisha, Fatoumata (2005): Mainstreaming gender in peace support operations, The United Nations Mission in Liberia, in: Aboagye, Festus / Bah, Alahji (eds.):A tortuous road to peace, The dynamics of regional, UN and international humanitaran interventions in Liberia, Publications of the Institute of Security Studies, Pretoria, pp. 147-163.[6757]

Aning, E.K. (1998): Gender and civil war, The cases of Sierra Leone and Liberia, in: Civil Wars, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 1-26.[6758]

Aning, E.K. (1998): Women and civil conflict: Liberia and Sierra Leone, in: African Journal of International Affairs, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 45-58.[6759]

Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (1998): Hundreds of victims silently grieving, in: Trushen, M. et al. (ed.): What women do in wartime, Zed Books, London, pp. 129-137.[6760]

Bennett, Olivia / Bexley, Jo / Warnock, Kitty (eds.) (1995): Arms to fight, arms to protect, women speak out about conflict, Panos, London.[6761]

Bouta, Tsjeard / Frerks, Georg / Hughes, Bib (2005): Gender and peacemaking in the Westafrican context, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, ‘Clingendael’, Conflict Research Unit, The Hague.[6762]

Cheldelin, Sandra / Mutisi, Martha (eds.)1 (2015): Deconstructing women, peace and security, A critical review of approaches to gender and empowerment, HSRC Press, Pretoria.[11607]

Initiative for Peacebuilding / International Alert/ International Centre for Transitional Justice (2008): Liberia is not just a man thing, Transitional justice lessons for women, study written by Campbell-Nelson, Karen, Initiative for Peacebuilding / International Alert / International Centre for Transitional Justice, Brussels/New York.[6763]

Kreitzer, L. (2002): Liberian refugee women: A qualitative study of their participation in Plann Camp Programmes, in: International Social Work, vol. 45, pp. 45-58.[6764]

Lucas, Emma (1997): Sexual abuses as wartime crimes against women and children: The Case of Liberia, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 240-260.[6765]

Medie, Peace A. (2013): Fighting gender-based violence, The women’s movement and the enforcement of rape law in Liberia, in: African Affairs, vol. 112, 448, pp. 377-397.[6766]

Medie, Peace A. (2021): Gender and postconflict security, Domestic violence and law enforcement in Liberia, in: Daniel, Antje / Mageza-Barthel, Rirhandu / Richter-Montpetit, Melanie / Scheiterbauer, Tanja (eds.): Gewalt, Krieg und Flucht, Feministische Perspektiven auf Sicherheit, Barbara Budrich, Leverkusen pp. 119-136.[6767]

Moran, Mary (1997): Warriors or soldiers? Masculinity and ritual transvestism in the Liberian civil war, in: Lamphere, Louise / Rangoné, Helena / Zavella, Patricia (eds.): Situated lives, Gender and culture in everyday life, Routledge, London, pp. 440-450.[6768]

Moran, Mary (2000): Gender and aging: Are women ‘warriors’ among the Glebo of Liberia? In: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 24-41.[6769]

Puechgirbal, Nadine (2004): Involving women in peace process, Lessons from four African countries (Burundi, DRC, Liberia and Sierra Leone, in: Karamé, Kari (ed.): Gender and peacebuilding in Africa, Training for Peace Programme, Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt, Oslo, pp. 47-66.[6770]

Schäfer, Rita (2008): Frauen und Kriege in Afrika, ein Beitrag zur Gender-Forschung, Brandes und Apsel Verlag, Frankfurt a.M.[11881]

Specht, Irma (2005): Girl combatants, Women warriors fight their way back into Liberian society, in: World of Work, The Magazine of the ILO, issue 54, pp. 8-11.[6771]

Swiss, S. / Jennings, P. et al. (2002): Violence against women during the Liberian civil conflict, in: Jouranl of the American Medical Association, 279, 8, pp. 625-629.[6772]

Utas, Mats (2005): Agency of victims, Young women in the Liberian civil war, in: Honwana, Alicinda / De Boeck, Filip (eds.): Children and youth in postcolonial Africa, James Currey, Oxford, pp. 53-80.[6773]

Veney, Cassandra (2006): Between the devil and the deep blue sea, Internally displaced women and girls in Liberia and Uganda and the role of the international community, in: Journal of International Women’s Studies, vol. 7, pp. 209-223.[6774]

politics

Anda, Michael (2000): Women and development: Correlates of political participation in Liberia, in: Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies, vol. 20, pp. 99-129.[7255]

Burrowes, Carl (2004): Political emergence of women, in: Burrowes, Carl: Power and Press Freedom in Liberia, 1830-1970: The Impact of Globalization and Civil Society on Media-Government Relations, Africa World Press, Trenton.[7256]

Religion - Christianity

DeLombard, J. (1991): Sisters, servants, or saviors? National Baptist women missionaries in Liberia in the 1920s, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 323-47.[7657]

Jacobs, Sylvia (1986): `Say Africa when you pray': The activities of early black baptist women missionaries among Liberian women and children, in: Sage,vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 16-21.[7655]

Kollehlon, Konia T. (1994): Religious affiliation and fertility in Liberia, in: Journal of Biosocial Science, vol. 26, no.4, pp. 493-507.[7656]

Religion - Islam

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumship

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Rights - human rights violations gender based violence

Guseh, James (1994): Sexual harassment in Liberia: A review, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 183-196.[10471]

Kalwinski, Lara (2008): Challenges of implementing the Rape Amendment Act in post-conflict Liberia, in: Agenda, 74, pp. 142-149.[10472]

Medie, Peace A. (2013): Fighting gender-based violence, The women’s movement and the enforcement of rape law in Liberia, in: African Affairs, vol. 112, 448, pp. 377-397.[10473]

Medie, Peace A. (2021): Gender and postconflict security, Domestic violence and law enforcement in Liberia, in: Daniel, Antje / Mageza-Barthel, Rirhandu / Richter-Montpetit, Melanie / Scheiterbauer, Tanja (eds.): Gewalt, Krieg und Flucht, Feministische Perspektiven auf Sicherheit, Barbara Budrich, Leverkusen pp. 119-136.[10474]

Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system

Brumskine, Margaret (1996): Marital rape exemption in the United States and possibility for reform in Liberia, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 236-258.[11079]

society - families marriages

David, Magdalean Soniia (1997): ‘You become one in marriage’: Domestic budgeting among the Kpelle of Liberia, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies,vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 144-169.[8680]

society - homosexuality / sexual minorities

Tabengwa, Monica (2013): ‘It is nature, not a crime’, Discriminatory laws and LGBT people in Liberia, Human Rights Watch, London. [9048]

society - masculinities

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - migration and urbanisation

Kollehlon, Konia T. (1986): Migration and fertility: The case of Liberian Women, in: Liberian Studies Journal,vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 97-116.[9676]

society - women's organisations

African Women and Peace Support Group (2004): Liberian women peacemakers, Fighting for their right to be seen, heard and counted, Africa World Press, Trenton.[10007]

Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (1998): Hundreds of victims silently grieving, in: Trushen, M. et al. (ed.): What women do in wartime, Zed Books, London, pp.129-137.[10008]

Buelow, George (1981): Eve’s rib, Association membership and mental health among Kru women, in: Liberian Studies Journal, vol. 9, pp.23-33.[10009]

Fuest, Veronika (2009): Liberian women’s peace movement, Factors of collective action in a war affected country, in: Ellis, Stephen / van Kessel, Inneke (eds.): Movers and shakers, Social movements in Africa, Brill Publishers, Leiden, pp.114-171.[10010]

Massaquoi, Christiana (1988): Women and cooperatives in Liberia, in: Mayoux, Linda (ed.): All are not equal: African women in cooperatives, Institute for African Alternatives, London, pp.47-48.[10011]

Medie, Peace (2013): Fighting gender-based violence, The women’s movement and the enforcement of rape law in Liberia, in: African Affairs, vol. 112, 448, pp. 377-397.[10012]

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