Readings in Gender in Africa
Edited by Andrea Cornwall
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Readings in Gender in Africa by Andrea Cornwall
Book DescriptionReadings in Gender in Africa collects the most important critical and theoretical writings on how gender issues have transformed contemporary views of Africa. Scholarship from North America, Europe, and Africa is represented in this comprehensive volume. A synthetic introduction by Andrea Cornwall discusses efforts to include women in research about Africa. The volume not only shows how gender relations have been constructed on the African continent but reflects the changes in approach and inquiry that have been brought about as scholars consider gender identities and difference in their work. Specific themes covered here include the contestation and representation of gender, femininity and masculinity, livelihoods and lifeways, gender and religion, gender and culture, and gender and governance. Readers from across the landscape of African studies will find this an essential sourcebook. Published in association with the International African Institute, London
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253217400
Paperback / softback
(235mm x 204mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Andrea Cornwall
Andrea Cornwall is a Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK.
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