Bratton, Angela

Angela R. Bratton received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Indiana University. She is currently an assistant professor of Anthropology in the Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. Her teaching and research interests include gender, reproduction, African cultures, identity, education, travel and folklore.

Anthropological Study of Factors Affecting the Construction of Sexuality in Ghana
2010 0-7734-3597-2
This study explores the formation of gender identity and the sexual practices of teens in Kumasi, Ghana within the context of the growing emphasis on formal schooling. Direct interviews with students, teachers and members of the community offer a rich variety of data that allows for important conclusions about shifting conceptions of family, education, production and reproduction.