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Motherhood: Mali
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Motherhood and Crisis

Scholars of crisis and diaspora have largely reflected on (predominantly male) soldiers, migrants, politicians, humanitarian workers, and so on. However, a category of persons within the context of crisis remains under-analyzed: mothers. Due to their distinctive political, economic, national, and social roles, thoug…

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Andrew Hernann, “Motherhood: Mali”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002083>
First published online: 2016

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