Wordweaver is a new Namibian Publishing House which was launched in Windhoek on 17 March 2012. Unlike most existing publishing houses in Namibia who focus only on educational material, Wordweaver publishes a wide range of fiction genres. Wordweaver was established as a response to the incredible talent of Namibian writers and the difficulties they faced in getting published. Visit the Wordweaver website here:
Gender Activism and Studies in Africa
This is the third title in the Codesria Gender Series, which aims to invigorate the African social sciences with debates that challenge conventional wisdom, received ideologies and gender stereotypes, and to showcase the best in African gender research. Bringing together seasoned gender specialists who draw empirical evidence from Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda, this study examines various experiences of setting up gender and women’s studies programmes. If further considers feminist and gender activism, gender identities, social protest, gender and culture in indigenous films, continuities and discontinuities in conceptions of gender, same-sex relationships, customary law and gendered discourse patterns.
ISBN 9782869781405 | 188 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2005 | CODESRIA, Senegal | Paperback