The Invention Of Women

Author: Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816624416
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THE INVENTION OF WOMEN demonstrates that biology as a rationale for organizing the social world is a Western construction not applicable in Yoruban culture where social organization was determined by relative age.

The Invention Of Women

Author: Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452903255
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The "woman question", this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society.

What Gender Is Motherhood

Author: Oyeronke Oyewumi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137521252
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There is significant religious and linguistic evidence that Yorùbá society was not gendered in its original form.

The Invention Of Women

Author: Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816624409
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"The "woman question", this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society.

Male Daughters Female Husbands

Author: Ifi Amadiume
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1783603348
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In 1987, more than a decade before the dawn of queer theory, Ifi Amadiume wrote Male Daughters, Female Husbands, to critical acclaim.

African Women And Feminism

Author: Oyeronke Oyewumi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780865436282
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This book tackles the misrepresentation of African women by both black and white American feminists and thereby explores the implications of the dominance of Western scholarship in the production of knowledge about Africa.

Gender Epistemologies In Africa

Author: O. Oyewumi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230116272
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This volume brings together a variety of studies that are engaged with notions of gender in different African localities, institutions and historical time periods.

African Gender Studies

Author: Oyeronke Oyewumi
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403962836
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This is the first comprehensive reader that brings African experiences to bear on the ongoing global discussions of women, gender, and society.

Dislocating Cultures

Author: Uma Narayan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135025061
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Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas.