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Re-thinking sexualities in Africa
The Nordic Africa Institute.
2004 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The volume brings together papers by African and Nordic/Scandinavian gender scholars and anthropologists, in attempts to investigate and critically discuss existing lines of thinking about sexuality in Africa, while at the same time creating space for alternative approaches. Issues of colonial and contemporary discourses on 'African sexuality' and on 'female genital mutilation' are being discussed, as well as issues of female agency and of feminists' engagement with HIV/AIDS. The volume contributes to contemporary efforts of re-thinking sexualities in the light of feminist, queer and postcolonial theory.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Nordiska afrikainstitutet , 2004.
Keyword [en]
Women, Gender relations, Sexuality, Culture, Ghana, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania
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Social Anthropology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-97ISBN: 91-7106-513-X (print)ISBN: 91-7106-566-0 (2.ed.) OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-97DiVA: diva2:240493
Available from: 2009-09-28 Created: 2009-09-22 Last updated: 2012-03-26Bibliographically approved

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