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Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Diana Jeater

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book studies African marriage relationships in Southern Rhodesia during the early 20th century. It is a cogently argued history of sexuality and gender relations in colonial Africa. This book's ... More


A transnational decolonisation: Britain, France and the Rhodesian problem, 1965–1969

Joanna Warson

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Southern Rhodesia turned, in the 1960s and 1970s, into a very complex problem. Joanna Warson discusses the ways in which France’s African diplomacy attempted to have a role in the processes ... More


The Closing Door: African Women and European Morality, 1916–1930

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates construction of a moral discourse in Southern Rhodesia that was influenced by the concept of morality brought into the region by the white Occupation. The criminalization of ... More


The Pointing Finger: Ascriptions of Blame in the Debate over Adultery

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the issue and debate of adultery within the African communities. The victory of the African lobby campaign for the criminalization of adultery seemed to provide evidence of an ... More


Africa for the Africans

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter explores Washington’s response to the apartheid debate. It explains U.S. policy through the eyes of Mennen Williams, who served as an Assistant Secretary of State during the Kennedy and ... More


The Rise of Human Rights During the Johnson Years

Sarah B. Snyder

in Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that human rights, at least in the cases of Greece and Southern Rhodesia, were important considerations in US foreign policy in the Johnson years. More specifically, it ... More


Conclusion

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Inspired by a wish to emancipate African women from lineage control, in order to further the Administration's proletarianization policy, the Native Marriages Ordinance of 1901 was built around the ... More


In Search of the Moral Realm: A Theoretical and Historical Starting-Point, Gwelo District, 1893

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter attempts to find a starting-point from which to examine how men and women might experience urbanization in a new colonial context. It considers the relationships within and between two ... More


Churchill and the British Empire

Ronald Hyam

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

How can one best approach the subject of Winston Churchill and the British Empire generally, and more specifically in the aftermath of the First World War during his period as Secretary of State for ... More


Contexts and intertexts

Susan Watkins

in Doris Lessing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Doris Lessing's In Pursuit of the English (1960), based on her experiences on first arriving in England from Southern Rhodesia and trying to find somewhere to live, provides an excellent point of ... More


The Delegation of Powers to UN Member States

Dan Sarooshi

in The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations (UN) Security Council consistently delegates its Chapter VII powers to UN Member States. Interestingly, although the first few instances of Korea and Southern Rhodesia were seen at ... More


Sticks and Scones: The Homecraft Movement in Colonial Zimbabwe

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the Homecraft movement in colonial Zimbabwe and the ways it encouraged women to move beyond the confines of their homes, to join in common cause with non-kin, and to name their ... More


The Coming of the Organochlorine Pesticide

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the extensive poisoning of the environment to exterminate mhesvi. Given the massive amounts of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) dumped into the environment to kill mhesvi, ... More


Chemoprophylactics

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chemoprophylaxis refers to the administration of medication to prevent disease or infection. This chapter first gives a historical overview of chemoprophylaxis in Southern Rhodesia, then turns to the ... More


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