The women of Kano: internalized stress and the conditions of reproduction, Northern Nigeria

@article{Rain1997TheWO,
  title={The women of Kano: internalized stress and the conditions of reproduction, Northern Nigeria},
  author={D. Rain},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={1997},
  volume={43},
  pages={175-187}
}
  • D. Rain
  • Published 1997
  • Geography
  • GeoJournal
Kano State in northern Nigeria has been presented as a region which has undergone adaptation to rapid demographic growth without adverse ecological effects (Mortimore 1993a). The population has grown by natural increase and by in-migration, fueled partially by growth of the Kano urban and peri-urban zones and sustained by manure-fed upland and irrigated lowland agriculture. This paper presents demographic data for Kano State, collected through the 1990 Demographic and Health Survey (Macro… Expand
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