African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 187

Full Length Research Paper

Marriage practices and gender role socialization among the Gumuz of Ethiopia

Wohabie Birhan
  • Wohabie Birhan
  • Debre Markos University, Institute of Educational and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology, Debre Markos, Ethiopia.
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Teka Zewdie
  • Teka Zewdie
  • Addis Ababa University, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, School of Psychology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 02 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 14 March 2018
  •  Published: 31 May 2018


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