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.

Re Thinking Sexualities In Africa

Author: Signe Arnfred
Publisher: Nordic Africa Institute
ISBN: 9789171065131
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Oyewumi castigates the invention of images of African womanhood to fit Western
myths of black people. In her rather radical sociological study of womanhood, she
rejects Western universalization of women's reality and the imposition of 'the
woman question' on Africa: This book is about the epistemological shift
occasioned by the imposition of Western gender categories on Yoruba discourse
. . . [I]t is concerned with revealing the most basic but hidden assumptions,
making explicit ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of African Thought

Author: Abiola Irele
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195334736
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[See also Nationalism.] Bibliography Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Half ofa
Yellow Sun. Landover Hills, Md.: Anchor Publishing, 2007. Adichie, Chimamanda
Ngozi. Purple Hibiscus: A Novel. Landover Hills, Md.: Anchor Publishing, 2004.
Ba, Mariama. So Long a Letter. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2008.
Bakare-Yusuf, Bibi. “'Yoruba's Don't Do Gender': A Critical Review of Oyeronke
Oyewumi's The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western
Gender Discourses.

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.

Africa After Gender

Author: Catherine M. Cole
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253218772
Size: 71.54 MB
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1. 2003. “O Africa: Gender Imperialism in Academia.” In African Women and
Feminism, edited by Oyeronke Oyewumi, 99–157. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World
Press. Ogundipe-Leslie, Molara. 1994. Recreating Ourselves: African Women
Critical Transformations. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press. Oyewumi, Oyeronke.
1997. The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender
Discourses. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1. 2002. “
Conceptualizing Gender: The ...

Lernen Mensch Zu Sein

Author: Brigitte Buchhammer
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643508018
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Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses.
Anhand des GenderYBegriffs zeigt sie die Probleme einer un<ritischen
Sbertragung „westlicherI Kategorien und Theorien auf andere Kulturen.
Genderbestimmungen sind ihrer Auffassung nach typisch westliche Dis<urse, die
einem bestimmten Dis<riminierungsYmuster folgen, das nicht für alle
Gesellschaften als Analyse<ategorie geeignet sei. Im Detail <ritisiert Oy`wùmX,
dass Frauen im „westliYchenI ...

Qualitative Methods In Africana Studies

Author: James L. Conyers Jr.
Publisher: UPA
ISBN: 0761867538
Size: 52.63 MB
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Trenton, NJ,: African World Press, 2003. O'Leary, Dale. The Gender Agenda:
Redefining Equality. Louisiana: Vital Issues Press, 1997. Oyewumi, Oyeronke, ed
. African Gender Studies: A Reader. New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2005. ——
—.African Women & Feminism: Reflecting On The Politics of Sisterhood. Trenton,
N J,: African World Press, 2003. ———. The Invention of Women: Making An
African Sense of Western Gender Discourses. Minneapolis: University of
Minnesota Press ...

Geschlecht Im Flexibilisierten Kapitalismus

Author: Ilse Lenz
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658153482
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Nnaemeka, O . (2005) . Mapping African Feminisms . In: A . Cornwall (Hrsg .):
Readings in Gender in Africa (S .31-40) . London: International African Institute,
James Currey, Indiana UP . Odora, H ., & C . Alum . (Hrsg .) (2002) . Indigenous
Knowledge and the Integration of Knowledge Systems . Claremont: New Africa
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of Western Gender Discourses . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press .
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