Claiming Autonomy through Agency in a Patriarchal Structure

The Muslim marriage in Ghana is a hierarchical relationship which entails an authority and a subordinate. Husbands are the authorities while wives are the subordinates. The former has more power while the latter acts on the dictates of the former. Such is the structure of Muslim marriages at least a...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Issaka-Toure, Fulera
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.08.2016
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 14; no. 1; pp. 78 - 93
Data of publication: 20160800
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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