By Catherine M. Cole
Gender is among the best, dynamic, and colourful parts of Africanist examine this present day. yet what's the which means of gender in an African context? Why does gender often connote ladies? Why has gender taken carry in Africa while feminism hasn't? Is gender one more Western build that has been utilized to Africa although ill-suited and riddled with assumptions? Africa After Gender? appears at Africa now that gender has come into play to think about how the continent, its humans, and the time period itself have replaced. major Africanist historians, anthropologists, literary critics, and political scientists circulation prior easy dichotomies, entrenched debates, and polarizing id politics to offer an evolving discourse of gender. They exhibit gender as an utilized instead of theoretical device and talk about subject matters reminiscent of the functionality of sexuality, lesbianism, women's political mobilization, the paintings of gendered NGOs, and the position of masculinity in a gendered international. For activists, scholars, and students, this e-book finds a wealthy and cross-disciplinary view of the prestige of gender in Africa today.Contributors are Hussaina J. Abdullah, Nwando Achebe, Susan Andrade, Eileen Boris, Catherine M. Cole, Paulla A. Ebron, Eileen Julien, Lisa A. Lindsay, Adrienne MacIain, Takyiwaa Manuh, Stephan F. Miescher, Helen Mugambi, homosexual Seidman, Sylvia Tamale, Bridget Teboh, Lynn M. Thomas, and Nana Wilson-Tagoe.
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John Thawite New Vision, March 12, 2003. GWSAfrica: NEWS ALERT! “Sylvia Tamale attacked for supporting non-discrimination on basis of sexual orientation” Professor Sylvia Tamale, a committed member of the GWSAfrica network and leading feminist scholar specialising in human rights and politics, has been at the centre of a raging controversy in Uganda for the last two weeks. At the beginning of February, Prof. Tamale spoke out in support of including sexual orientation as one of the grounds for non-discrimination in the proposed Equal Opportunities Commission legislation.
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Africa After Gender? by Catherine M. Cole