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Intra-household differentials in women's status : household function and focus as determinants of children's illness management and care in rural Mali

Castle, Sarah E


In West Africa, health-seeking behaviour can be better understood by assessing how women differ from each other, rather than how they differ from men, in terms of their socioeconomic and political power within the domestic environment. Anthropological and demographic data were collected among rural Malian Fulani and Dogon populations who possess similar health beliefs and who live in the same ecological area. However, real differences between the two ethnic groups were reflected in variations...[Show more]

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Date published: 1993
Type: Journal article


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