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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This touches on mainstreaming gender into development programmes. Many
men and women consider womanism a more conciliatory gender theory than
feminism. ... African women's reality are occasioned by the imposition of Western
canons of gender analysis on African realities as delineated in her remarkable
work: The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender
Discourses.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of African Thought

Author: Abiola Irele
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195334736
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“'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 Gender Scholarship: Concepts, Methodologies and Paradigms, pp. 61–
81.

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
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Gendered Encounters: Challenging Cultural Boundaries and Social Hierarchies
in Africa. ... “Placing African Women's History and Locating Gender.” Social ... The
Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses.

Lernen Mensch Zu Sein

Author: Brigitte Buchhammer
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643508018
Size: 29.62 MB
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Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses.
Anhand ... Genderbestimmungen sind ihrer Auffassung nach typisch westliche
Dis<urse, die einem bestimmten Dis<riminierungsYmuster folgen, das nicht für
alle ...

Qualitative Methods In Africana Studies

Author: James L. Conyers Jr.
Publisher: UPA
ISBN: 0761867538
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InAfrican Women and Feminism: Reflections on the Politics of Sisterhood, edited
by Oyeronke Oyewumi, pp.99–157. Trenton, NJ,: African ... The Invention of
Women: Making An African Sense of Western Gender Discourses. Minneapolis: ...

Geschlecht Im Flexibilisierten Kapitalismus

Author: Ilse Lenz
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658153482
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Sheroes and Villains: Conceptualizing Colonial and Contemporary Violence
Against Women in Africa . In: M . J . Alexander, & C ... The Invention of Women:
Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses . Minneapolis:
University of ...