African Gender Studies
Edited by Oyeronke Oyewumi
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African Gender Studies by Oyeronke Oyewumi
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781403962836
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Oyeronke Oyewumi
What Gender is Motherhood?, Hardback (December 2015)
There is significant religious and linguistic evidence that Yoruba society was not gendered in its original form. In this follow-up to The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses, Oyewumi explores the intersections of gender, history, knowledge-making, and the role of intellectuals in the process.
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.
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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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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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