Ändra sökning
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Transnational Activism Networks and Gendered Gatekeeping: Negotiating Gender in an African Association of Informal Workers
Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Urban Dynamics.
2011 (Engelska)Rapport (Refereegranskat)
Abstract [en]

The last decade has witnessed the rise of a great number of transnational social movements and activist networks. While many of these movements have been initiated in the North, some are driven by people from the Global South with the aim of addressing various forms of destitution and asserting a variety of basic economic and cultural rights. Such transnational organizing is increasingly evident in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some of these initiatives relate particularly to the growing numbers ofpeople depending on forms of informal work for survival. This edition of Current African Issues looks into the transnationalization of a local association of informal workers as it becomes involved in an international network of grassroots organizations. While this transnational engagement opens up new political possibilities, it also poses new challenges. Participation in international activities is highly unequal and mediated rather than direct, as influential actors engage in practices of gate-keeping that tend to work to the disadvantage of women. Tensions also emerged as a result of the divergent gender ideologies espoused by different participants. The paper draws on various theoretical perspectives on spatial politics in the global age to interrogate the unequal and contested spatialities of this transnational activism. Feminist scholarship sheds further light on the gendering processes at work in the transnationalization of a grassroots association.

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2011. , s. 44
Serie
Current African issues, ISSN 0280-2171 ; 48
Nyckelord [en]
Informal sector, Social movements, International organizations, Grass roots groups, Networks, Associations, Women’s organizations, Women’s participation, Leadership, Gender relations, Feminism, Case studies, Mozambique
Nationell ämneskategori
Samhällsvetenskap
Identifikatorer
URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1494ISBN: 978-91-7106-712-8 (tryckt)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-1494DiVA, id: diva2:471392
Tillgänglig från: 2012-01-02 Skapad: 2012-01-02 Senast uppdaterad: 2019-10-18Bibliografiskt granskad

Open Access i DiVA

The publication is available for download here(267 kB)962 nedladdningar
Filinformation
Filnamn FULLTEXT01.pdfFilstorlek 267 kBChecksumma SHA-512
cbf9e36873dcdd70edf7ef212c9451a39dacef2eea2621554e18e5a369100a6d343ef0a6f915f8205600221818ab67410aa5b74dc37aa5727a60e06e2da3b443
Typ fulltextMimetyp application/pdf
Book cover(129 kB)418 nedladdningar
Filinformation
Filnamn COVER01.pdfFilstorlek 129 kBChecksumma SHA-512
70c15808fe5fa761b839dd6bf54a58d329a33785512dee7a808b51c8e7f77b5ffca6ae0165ce60088673a089859422e8de5f623a0ff269217998d231eeae614d
Typ coverMimetyp application/pdf

Sök vidare i DiVA

Av författaren/redaktören
Lindell, Ilda
Av organisationen
Urban Dynamics
Samhällsvetenskap

Sök vidare utanför DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Totalt: 962 nedladdningar
Antalet nedladdningar är summan av nedladdningar för alla fulltexter. Det kan inkludera t.ex tidigare versioner som nu inte längre är tillgängliga.

isbn
urn-nbn

Altmetricpoäng

isbn
urn-nbn
Totalt: 2060 träffar
RefereraExporteraLänk till posten
Permanent länk

Direktlänk
Referera
Referensformat
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Annat format
Fler format
Språk
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Annat språk
Fler språk
Utmatningsformat
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf