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Sexuality and Prostitution among the Akan of the Gold Coast c. JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive.
We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship. It portrays the labour opportunities or lack thereof that women face in towns, their struggle for individual autonomy and accumulation of wealth, and the significant roles that they play in the social reproduction of male wage labour. Urbanization, industrialization and proletarianization thus pro- vide the socio-economic setting for prostitution.
An article that explores prostitution and the politics of sex in the Gold Coast from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries within the broader framework of gender and power relations presents a picture that contrasts with those of available studies. Ofori-Akyea and Emmanuel Gymimah-Boadi for their invaluable comments.
White's work is an in-depth treatment of prostitution as a form of female labour in colonial Nairobi. It examines the commodification of domestic services including, but not limited to, sex , the roles of prostitutes in the social reproduction of migrant male wage-labour, class formation, and accumulation among different types of prostitutes. For other significant contributions, see Janet M. Also, discus- sion of prostitution is scattered in several studies of social formation in urban Africa.
This content downloaded from The historical record also points to the occurrence of 'prostitution' in rural, face-to- face communities in the Gold Coast, thus revealing intriguing links between sexuality, political and moral economy. These issues are examined in this article within the broader framework of gender and power relations. It is striking that early accounts of prostitution in the Gold Coast emphasize its presence among the south-western Akan of the Gold and Ivory Coasts.