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Contingent Lives Fertility Time and Aging in West Africa Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series mobi ã Paperback Ò [Download] ➵ Contingent Lives Fertility Time and Aging in West Africa Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series By Caroline H. Bledsoe – Horticulturetrader.coPerspective of the other Caroline Bledsoe produces fresh understandings of the classical anthropological subjects of reproduction time and aging as culturally shaped within women's conjugal lives Her insights will be welcomed by scholars of anthropology and demography as well as by those working in public health development studies gerontology and the history of medici

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Most women in the West use contraceptives in order to avoid having children But in rural Gambia and other parts of sub Saharan Africa many women use contraceptives for the opposite reason to have as many children as possibleUsing ethnographic and demographic data from a three year study in rural Gambia Contingent Lives explains this seemingly counterintuitive fact by j

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Contingent Lives Fertility Time and Aging in West Africa Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture SeriesUxtaposing two very different understandings of the life course one is a linear Western model that euates aging and the ability to reproduce with the passage of time the other a Gambian model that views aging as contingent on the cumulative physical social and spiritual hardships of personal history especially obstetric trauma Viewing each of these two models from the