Cultural stability and social change among the modern Ijebu Yoruba

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Religious change over the past hundred years or so in two African societies: Ijebu, a Yoruba kingdom, and the generally better-known Buganda.

The fundamental feature of these processes of change has been conversion from ethnic to world religions against a background of incorporation into wider social and economic relations through colonialism.

In some sense, a race or tribe is usually unique not only in language but also in culture, ideology and social relation. This was the case among the Yoruba of SouthWest Nigeria in respect of. share: for instance the Yoruba consider the city Ife to be holy. They also honor the same pantheon of gods and seek guidance from special priests.

CULTURE There are many types of art among the Yoruba, and many objects are placed on shrines to honor the gods and ancestors. There are beautiful sculptures that have been made with wood and Size: KB.

attached to it. The Ijebu people, a prominent tribe among the Yoruba, are noted for dressing well for social events (Sote, ). They exhibit their dress during the annual Ojude-Oba fest Cultural stability and social change among the modern Ijebu Yoruba book in Ijebu -Ode.

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T he Ojude-Oba is a unique festival, where participating age-groups (or age-grade) pay homage to the monarch, the Awujale of Ijebu land. Mostly, before modern economic and social drives, the various inter-/intra-tribal conflicts and the trans-Atlantic slave trade were responsible for the dispersal of membe rs of both tribes to many.

various aspects of African culture which restrict them from attaining equal status with men. (Akintunde ) This is often the story of Yoruba women.

Let us discuss manifestation of gender discrimination in Yoruba culture one after the other. Inheritance Inheritance as a cultural practice among the Yoruba is not women friendly. societies transition from a pre-modern era of high birth and death rates to a post-modern. Given the massive social change.

The fertility change among the Yorùbá recorded in. Cultural Stability and Social Change Among the Modern Ijebu Yoruba (LeVine, A Comparative Study of the Relation of Social-Cultural Types to the Status of Negroes as Revealed in the School Practices of Southern Counties.

Structure and Stability of Belief in Panajachel (Friedrich, Tax, Spiro, Pitt-Rivers) Eric Hirsch. Why cultural consciousness is high among the Yoruba they proudly display their photographs on the social media. At social events or religious events or. Aronson, D.R.

Cultural stability and social change among the modern Ijebu Yoruba. Ph.D Dissertation, University of Chicago. Ayandele, E.A. The missionary factor in Northern Nigeria, Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria III(3). Balandier, G. The Sociology of Black Africa: Social dynamics in Central Africa.

Yoruba Nollywood movies have been both applauded for promoting cultural and social values which results in Nigeria’s progress and denounced as a form of projecting Nigeria’s bad image by films.

change. Indeed culture needs to change; which wants to remain static and resistant to change would not be a living culture”. We can see that since culture is carried by people and people do change their social patterns and institutions, beliefs and values and even skills and tools of work, then culture cannot but be an adaptive system.

Once. --Yoruba intergroup relations and diplomacy / R.A. Olaniyan and A.G. Adebayo. --Foundations of the Yoruba economy in the pre-Colonial era / 'Deji Ogunremi. --The economy of Western Nigeria, / O.C. Adesina and A> Olorunfemi.

--Evolution of religious culture among the Yoruba / M.O. of western education popularized by the Christian missionaries from the s [Ajayi: ]. Among the Egba, Ijebu, Oyo, Ijesa, Ife, Ekiti, Igbomina Yoruba speaking communities in Nigeria.

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Five have a considerable influence of Islam on Yoruba culture historically. This is evident in the point that a significant percentage of the.

The name Yoruba was applied to all linguistically and culturally related peoples. The Yoruba People, of whom there are more than thirty-five million (CIA World Fact book, ), occupy the southwestern corner of Nigeria along the Dahomey border and extends into Dahomey itself.

To the east and north the Yoruba culture reaches. Thus this book will spark interest. Adebanwi’s book is a good and classic work that problematizes elitism and agency in 20th-century Yoruba politics.

It successfully illuminates Yoruba influences on 21st-century Nigerian politics. Thus I can recommend it.' Aderemi. Cultural stability and cultural change.

Seattle ; London: Society: Distributed by the University of Washington Press,(OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Verne F Ray; American Ethnological Society. Kola Abimbola is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Leicester, UK.

He was previously an Assistant Professor at Seattle University where he taught Critical Thinking, Philosophy of the Human Person, and Philosophy of Law.

Abimbola is the Coordinator of the International Congress of Orisa Tradition and Culture, the Secretary of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies Reviews: 6.

A process of social and cultural change evolves through some processes such as natural evolution, planning change, and change after evolution in the society. Change is the paradigm shift; a paradigm shift is the application of new knowledge, ideology, modern technology etc which brings a change in the social and cultural pattern.

Get this from a library. Yoruba women, work, and social change. [Marjorie Keniston McIntosh] -- "The Yoruba, one of the largest and most historically important ethnic groups in Nigeria, are noted for the economic activity, confidence, and authority of their women.

Yoruba Women, Work, and Social. the pace of this change. India has a rich cultural heritage and is a land of diversities. The diversity in social life is reflected in multi-social, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-caste nature of the society. The important features of the Indian social structure are-predominant rural habitation.

Abstract. The title of this chapter is the headline of a news report in the January 8,issue of the Nigerian Spokesman, one of the newspapers published by Nnamdi Azikiwe, a foremost nationalist and one of the founding fathers of independent Nigeria. 1 The newspaper reported about a resolution an assemblage of young unmarried men had passed in December about bride price in Awo-Omama.

THE FAMILY AND CULTURAL CHANGE* BERNHARD J. STERN Columbia University ROM THE beginnings of culture there has been an intimate web of interrelationships between the family and other institutions because the persons who make up the family are also participants in the eco-nomic, religious, and other social activities of a community.

Never has the. Influence of Yoruba Culture in Christian Religious Worship By Odejobi Cecilia Omobola Institute of Education, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. Abstract Religion is the strongest element in African culture and exerts great influence upon the.

culture, traditions and customs with particular reference to South African culture, traditions and customs. This will include a brief review at what really constitutes African culture, tradition and custom, and what is a colonial or imperial construct which is now regarded as African culture, tradition and custom.

[Show full abstract] level of participation in modern structures as measured by length of residence in urban centers, educational and occupational achievement, and with their cultural traits, as.

As part of a surge in cultural nationalism there among African Americans, there was a desire to return to African roots in the form of a publicly practiced Yoruba religion.

39 None of these movements went uncontested, since they challenged not only the integration of the saints into Yoruba practice, but also the privacy and secrecy of babalawo.

Hegemony and Culture: politics and religious Change among the Yoruba, David D. Laitin, Chapter 1. The Two Face of Culture A new draft constitution → the hope of a Nigerian democracy (without religions conflicts) Federal Sharia Court of Appeal (British support and help to rationalize Islamic court system) For Nigeria’s Muslims (half population), principle avenue for justice in the.

Hegemony and Culture: Politics and Religious Change among the Yoruba. By David D. Laitin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xiii + $ (cloth); $ (paper).

Olatunde B. Lawuyi University of Ife David Laitin's book offers a good sociological account of politics, contem. Ethnic Parties and Democratic Stability - Volume 3 Issue 2 - Kanchan Chandra. The social organization of cultural difference, Hegemony and culture: Politics and religious change among the Yoruba.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Laitin, David. The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria, Benin, Togo and part of Yoruba constitute around 47 million people worldwide. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 21% of the country's population making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.

Hegemony and culture: politics and religious change among the Yoruba.

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University of Chicago Press. p. ISBN ^ [permanent dead link] ^ Jump up to: a b L. J. Munoz (). A Living Tradition: Studies on Yoruba Civilisation. Bookcraft (the University of Michigan). ISBN two traditions, Yoruba indigenous and Christian religions, when broadly viewed illustrate the historical, cultural, and social ten-sions among the Yoruba people.

In this regard, the complex role of culture as a tool for change, adaptation, and resistance to change both in Christianity and in indigenous religions among the Yoruba is critically.