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Women, gender, and sexualities in Africa 1 edition

Women, gender, and sexualities in Africa
Toyin Falola, Nana Akua Ampons ...

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Women, gender, and sexualities in Africa
[edited by] Toyin Falola and Nana Akua Amponsah

Published 2012 by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Jean Pierre Bekolo's Les saignantes (2005) and the Mevoungou : the ambivalence towards the African woman's body / Naminata Diabate
"I am the rape" : exile, sexual violence, and the body in the poems of Dambudzo Marechera / Z'étoile Imma
Big buttocks and sultry behavior : perceptions of post-colonial African women in British women's travel narratives / Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué
Of silences, bended knees and sexuality : insights on the gendered (re)presentations in Yoruba art / Aderonke Adesola Adesanya
Western religions and female sexuality : engaging dualistic thinking in attitudes to African women's sexuality / Mary Nyangweso Wangila
Sexualities and the African body : the struggle with sexual rights among Kikuyu women in Kenya, 1918-2002 / Felix Kiruthu, Martha Musalia, and Mildred Ndeda
Decolonizing homosexuality in Uganda as a human rights process / Caroline Tushabe
The reality of homosexuality in Africa : the Yoruba example / Ebunoluwa O. Oduwole
Kodjo besia, supi, yags and eagles : being tacit subjects and non-normative citizens in contemporary Ghana / Kathleen O'Mara
Advertising as reality? : defining gay in South Africa print media / Janeske Botes
Dressing the part : dress culture, gender, compliance, and resistance in Mobutu's Zaire / Danielle Porter
Les Femmes Libre and Mama wa Taifa : constructions of gender in Mobutu's Zaire and Nyerere's Tanzania : 1965-1979 / Jonathan Shaw
On the promotion of "certain" Ugandan women : was Idi Amin feminist or foe? / Alicia Decker
"The beauty and rightness of our national costume" : dress, modernity, and women's activism in Northern Sudan / Marie Grace Brown
Breaking the walls of tradition : male braiders in Nigeria / Sati U. Fwatshak
Motherhood, women's body and "eating well" : pregnancy, a metaphor of life in the Cameroon Grassfields / Bridget Teboh
Mothers and grandmothers : strategies of construction of motherhood in Cape Verde / Andrea Souza Lobo
The good mother and the contaminating mother : experiences and expectations of motherhood following an HIV-positive diagnosis / Gretchen du Plessis and Heidi Celliers
The "weaponization" of rape and HIV/AIDS in African conflicts / Obijiofor Aginam
Femininity and the practice of medicine : the Asante experience / Yaw Sarkodie Agyeman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
African world series

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
305.3096
Library of Congress
HQ1075.5.A35 W66 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25330823M
ISBN 13
9781611631531
LC Control Number
2012015308

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