African Gender Studies by Oyeronke Oyewumi
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African Gender Studies
By Oyeronke Oyewumi

African Gender Studies

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African Gender Studies by Oyeronke Oyewumi

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This is the first comprehensive reader that brings African experiences to bear on the ongoing global discussions of women, gender, and society. Bringing together the essential writing on this topic from the last 25 years, these essays discuss gender in Africa from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403962836
ISBN-10: 1403962839
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Pages: 447
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Gender Epistemologies in Africa by Oyeronke Oyewumi Gender Epistemologies in Africa, Hardback (December 2010)

This volume 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.

African Gender Studies by Oyeronke Oyewumi African Gender Studies, Hardback (October 2005)

This is the first comprehensive reader that brings African experiences to bear on the ongoing global discussions of women, gender, and society. Bringing together the essential writing on this topic from the last 25 years, these essays discuss gender in Africa from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

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Author Biography - Oyeronke Oyewumi

OYERONKE OYEWUMI is Associate Professor of Sociology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA. She is author of The Invention of Women: Making Sense of Gender Discourses (University of Minnesota Press, 1997).

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