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Gender Epistemologies in Africa : Gendering Traditions, Spaces, Social Institutions, and Identities

Author: Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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This book brings together a variety of studies that are engaged with notions of gender in different African localities, institutions and historical time periods. The objective is to expand empirical and theoretical studies that take seriously the idea that in order to understand gender and gender relations in Africa, we must start with Africa. If gender emerges out of particular histories and social contexts, we  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oyewumi, Oyeronke.
Gender Epistemologies in Africa : Gendering Traditions, Spaces, Social Institutions, and Identities.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
ISBN: 9780230116276 0230116272 128299381X 9781282993815
OCLC Number: 700707195
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
List of Contributors --
Introduction: Gendering --
One: Decolonizing the Intellectual and the Quotidian: Yorùbá Scholars(hip) and Male Dominance --
Two: Gender in Translation: Efúnsetán Aníwúrà --
Three: Ode to Patriarchy: The Fine Line between Praise and Criticism in a Popular Senegalese Poem --
Four: Women and Leadership in Nigerian Islam: The Experience of Alhaja Sheidat Mujidat Adéoyè of Òsogbo --
Five: Engendering Critical Spatial Literacy: Migrant Asante Women and the Politics of Urban Space --
Six: Outsiders Within: Experiences of Women Academics in Kenya. Seven: Self-Image and Self-Naming: A Discursive and Social Analysis of Women's Microenterprises in Senegal and MaliEight: Irua Ria Atumia and Anticolonial Struggles among the Gikuyu of Kenya: A Counternarrative on "Female Genital Mutilation" --
Nine: NAKABUMBA: God Creates Humanity as a Potter Creates a Pot --
Ten: Beyond Gendercentric Models: Restoring Motherhood to Yorùbá Discourses of Art and Aesthetics --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Oyeronke Oyewumi.

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This book brings together a variety of studies that are engaged with notions of gender in different African localities, institutions and historical time periods. The objective is to expand empirical and theoretical studies that take seriously the idea that in order to understand gender and gender relations in Africa, we must start with Africa. If gender emerges out of particular histories and social contexts, we must therefore pay attention to the histories of genderings as well as the continuous ways in which gender is made and remade in everyday interactions, and by institutions. In this sen.

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