ISBN 9782869781405
Pages 188
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2005
Publisher CODESRIA, Senegal
Format Paperback

Gender Activism and Studies in Africa

edited by Signe Arnfred, Babere Kerata Chacha

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.
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