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Why rely on friends instead of family? The role of exchanges and civic engagement in a rural sub-Saharan African context.

Afr Stud 2017 25;76(4):579-596. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

George Mason University, University of Maryland, and University of Pennsylvania.

Social science research has shown there is a nearly universal norm of seeking assistance from family members in times of need. However, when do individuals prefer to rely on friends, rather than family members, when they need support? This question has not been carefully addressed. To fill this gap in the literature we examine why rural Malawians - who typically have strong bonds with kin - might prefer to rely on friends instead of family if a crisis were to occur. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5944614PMC
October 2017
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Kalela, Beni, Asafo, Ingoma and the rural-urban dichotomy.

Authors:
J Argyle

Afr Stud 1991 ;50(1-2):65-86

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September 1992

Sotho fertility symbolism.

Authors:
C Murray

Afr Stud 1980 ;39(1):65-76

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