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Gender activism and studies in Africa

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Published by Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa in Dakar, Senegal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s studies -- Africa.,
    • Women -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSigne Arnfred ... [et al.].
      SeriesCodesria gender series ;, 3
      ContributionsArnfred, Signe., Codesria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1181.A35 G46 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 171 p. ;
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3445236M
      ISBN 102869781407
      LC Control Number2005327124

      Journal of International Women’s Studies Vol 13 #5 October Arab Women, Social Media, and the Arab Spring: Applying the framework of digital reflexivity to analyze gender and online activism. By Victoria A. Newsom1and Lara Lengel2. Abstract. This essay analyzes the engagement of Arab feminist activisms online, most notably.   "I am a male, although I am a little bit soft": Men who care in South Africa. A case study of masculinities and gender equality. Technical report. Medical Research Council, Pretoria; Peacock D, Khumalo B, McNab E. Men and gender activism in South Africa: observations, critique and recommendations for the future. Agenda. ; –Cited by:   She is a lecturer and researcher at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. Her scholarly book Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture (University Press of Mississippi ) won the Caribbean Studies Association Barbara T.


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Gender Activism and Studies in Africa (Codesria Gender) Paperback – September 5, by Signe Arnfred (Author)Cited by: 3. [ Gender Activism and Studies in Africa ] By Chacha, Babere Kerata (Author) [ ) [ Paperback ]Author: Babere Kerata Chacha.

/ Charmaine Pereira --Chasing illusions and realising visions: reflections on Ghana's feminist experience / Mansah Prah --Establishing gender studies programmes in South Africa: the role of gender activism / Amanda Gouws --Locatinc gender studies in the Pan African ideal: a reflection on progress and possibilities in Uganda / Josephine Ahikire --From Aba to Ugborodo: gender identity.

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.

/ Charmaine Pereira --Chasing illusions and realising visions: reflections Gender activism and studies in Africa book Ghana's feminist experience / Mansah Prah --Establishing gender studies programmes in South Africa: the role of gender activism / Amanda Gouws --Locating gender studies in the Pan African ideal: a reflection on progress and possibilities in Uganda / Josephine Ahikire --From Aba to Ugborodo: gender.

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