Thomas-Slayter, Barbara P.. Household strategies for adaptation and change: participation in Kenyan rural woman's associations

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Household strategies for adaptation and change: participation in Kenyan rural woman's associations

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Africa -- Vol. 58, no. 4

Published By: Original publisher Africa -- Vol. 58, no. 4 London: Oxford University Press. 1988. 401-422 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Barbara P. Thomas

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Gikuyu (FL10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Household (592); Family relationships (593); Research and development (654); Cooperative organization (474); Gender status (562); Social relationships and groups (571); Community structure (621); Real property (423); Revolution (669); Education (870); Medical care (758); Labor supply and employment (464); Income and demand (434); ;

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article discusses the strategies Kenyan farming households adapt for improving their socioeconomic standing in the face of policy changes and newly emerging markets. The focus is on the ways some households effectively used their membership and participation in local women's association for mutual help and cooperation to advance interests in government designed rural development programs.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 14

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. fl10-014

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 420-421)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1978-1979, 1982, 1985

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Geographer-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1960-1988

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Kenya

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kikuyu (African people)

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