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Africa after gender? [electronic resource] / edited by Catherine M. Cole, Takyiwaa Manuh, and Stephan F. Miescher.

Contributor(s): Cole, Catherine M | Manuh, Takyiwaa | Miescher, Stephan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (vi, 328 p.).ISBN: 9780253112187; 0253112184.Subject(s): Sex role -- Africa | Sex role -- Research -- Africa | R�ole selon le sexe -- Afrique | R�ole selon le sexe -- Recherche -- Afrique | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Sekserol | AfrikaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Africa after gender?DDC classification: 305.3096 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 Yor�ub 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 B�a'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.
Summary: 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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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 Yor�ub 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 B�a'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.

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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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