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Africa after gender?

Author: Catherine M Cole; Takyiwaa Manuh; Stephan Miescher
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gender is one of the most productive, dynamic, and vibrant areas of Africanist research today. This volume looks at Africa now that gender has come into play to consider how the continent, its people, and the term itself have changed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Africa after gender?
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006019762
(OCoLC)70174857
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M Cole; Takyiwaa Manuh; Stephan Miescher
ISBN: 9780253112187 0253112184 9780253348166 0253348161 9780253218773 0253218772
OCLC Number: 166229019
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 328 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Out of the closet : unveiling sexuality discourses in Uganda / Sylvia Tamale --
Institutional dilemmas : representation versus mobilization in the South African Gender Commission / Gay W. Seidman --
Gendered reproduction : placing schoolgirl pregnancies in African history / Lynn M. Thomas --
Dialoging women / Nwando Achebe and Bridget Teboh --
Rioting women and writing women : gender, class, and the public sphere in Africa / Susan Z. Andrade --
Let us be united in purpose : variations on gender relations in the Yorùb popular theatre / Adrienne MacIain --
Doing gender work in Ghana / Takyiwaa Manuh --
Women as emergent actors : a survey of new women's organizations in Nigeria since the 1990s / Hussaina J. Abdullah --
Constituting subjects through performative acts / Paulla A. Ebron --
Gender after Africa! / Eileen Boris --
When a man loves a woman : gender and national identity in Wole Soyinkas's Death and the king's horseman and Mariama Bâ's Scarlet song / Eileen Julien --
Representing culture and identity : African Women writers and national cultures / Nana Wilson-Tagoe --
Working with gender : the emergence of the "male breadwinner" in colonial southwestern Nigeria / Lisa A. Lindsay --
Becoming an [c]panyin : elders, gender, and masculinities in Ghana since the nineteenth century / Stephan F. Miescher --
"Give her a slap to warm her up" : post-gender theory and Ghana's popular culture / Catherine M. Cole --
The "post-gender" question in African studies / Helen Nabasuta Mugambig.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine M. Cole, Takyiwaa Manuh, and Stephan F. Miescher.
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