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African Gender Studies: A Reader
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Author Name:    Oyewumi, Oyeronke

Title:   African Gender Studies: A Reader

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Palgrave Macmillan 

ISBN Number:   1403962820 / 9781403962829

Seller ID:   ING9781403962829

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This book is a must read for scholars and activists, interested in the post-modern debate on Gender Studies in Africa. The multi-disciplinary essays provide timely, refreshing and provocative illustrations of the philosophical and epistemological complexities, challenges and dilemmas endemic to universal theory building. It is a constructive critique of the flaws, inherent in Eurocentric and androcentric scholarship that have dominated studies of gender in Africa and represents a culmination of the process of deconstruction and revision. The contributors successfully interject African-based concepts, explanatory paradigms and experiential knowledge into the various strands of the dominant feminist discourse..



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