Recycled Inequalities: Youth and Gender in George Compound, Zambia

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Nordic Africa Institute, 1999 - 135 pages
This report addresses concerns about gender inequalities, democracy and deteriorating urban living conditions in Zambia. A study of the reality facing youth born and raised in a peri-urban area, George compound in Lusaka, is presented and the youth’s concerns about their family situation and gender identity are voiced.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Methodology and presentation of informants
21
Living conditionshouses and environment
33
Politics in transition
49
Urban life and identities
66
Households in transition
79
Marriage and power
91
Sexuality knowledge and gender identity
107
Changing gender relations
123
References
131
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