Culture Change Resulting from the Commercialization of Cotton in a Jɔ Village in Mali

Focusing on the “samogho” village of Koura
Publisher: SIL Mali, 2006
Language: Jowulu

Jɔ culture has changed dramatically in the last generation. The most influential single factor bringing about these changes appears to be the commercialization of cotton. Changes in social structure, farming methods, economy, and education are described and linked to the production and sale of cotton.

Subject: Anthropology
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