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Readings in Sexualities From Africa

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Informationen zum Autor Thomas Hendriks is Lecturer in African Anthropology at the University of Oxford and a postdoctoral research fellow at the KU Leuven University. He has been published in academic journals such as American Ethnologist , Sexualities and Journal of African Cultural Studies . Rachel Spronk is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. She is author of Ambiguous Pleasures: Sexuality and Middle Class Self-Perceptions in Nairobi . Klappentext 1. Images and narratives of African sexuality have a long origin in stereotype. This volume aims to present a multidimensional view of sex and sexuality on the African continent. 2. Spronk and Hendriks are up-and-coming scholars with interests in anthropology, ethnography, and sexuality in Africa. 3. IUP has a long-standing relationship with the International African Institute to produce a series of textbooks comprised of previously published material about various topics of current interest to Africanist students and scholars. This book is a part of that series and will find an audience with Africanist scholars in humanities and social science disciplines interested in questions surrounding sex and sexuality. Inhaltsverzeichnis Contents Acknowledgements Note on Sources Introduction: Reading "sexualities" from "Africa" / Rachel Spronk and Thomas Hendriks I. Representing "African" Sexualities 1. Is there a distinct African sexuality? A critical response to Caldwell / Beth Maina Ahlberg 2. Which bodies matter? Feminism, poststructuralism, race, and the curious theoretical odyssey of the "Hottentot Venus" / Zine Magubane 3. "Bisexuality" and the Politics of Normal in African Ethnography / Marc Epprecht 4. On Being Area-Studied: A Litany of Complaint / Keguro Macharia II. Bio-Politics-Sexual Health 5. Dangerous Aphrodisiac, Restless Sexuality: Venereal Disease, Biomedicine, and Protectionism in Colonial Lagos, Nigeria / Saheed Aderinto 6. Irua Ria Atumia and Anti-Colonial Struggles among the Gikuyu of Kenya: A Counter Narrative on "Female Genital Mutilation" / Wairimu N. Njambi 7. "These Women, They Force Us to Rape Them": Rape as Narrative of Social Control in Post- Apartheid South Africa / Helen Moffett 8. "Transparent Sexualities": Sexual Openness, HIV Disclosure and the Governmentality of Sexuality in South Africa / Marian Burchardt III. Same-Sex Practices-Gendered Identities 9. A Note on "Woman Marriage" in Dahomey / Melville J. Herskovits 10. Sexual Inversion Among the Azande / Edward E. Evans-Pritchard 11. "A Man is a Man Completely and a Wife is a Wife Completely": Gender Classification and Performance amongst "Ladies" and "Gents" in Ermelo, Mpumalanga'/ Graeme Reid 12. The Imagined Homoconference: "Activist-ism" and the Politics of Indirection, Serena Dankwa IV. Love Transactions-Economies of Pleasure 13. The Materiality of Everyday Sex: Thinking beyond "Prostitution"/ Mark Hunter 14. On remuneration for homosexual practices in Bamako / Christophe Broqua 15. Belonging in Ethno-Erotic Economies: Adultery, Alterity, and Ritual in Postcolonial Kenya / George P. Meiu 16. The Pleasures of the City: Masculinity, Sexuality and Femininity in Dakar / Tshikala K. Biaya V. Mobilizing Religion-Queering Tradition 17. Post-Colonial Histories of Sexuality: The Political Invention of a Libidinal African straight / Basile Ndjio 18. Homosexuality, Politics and Pentecostal Nationalism in Zambia / Adriaan van Klinken 19. "He Uses my Body": Female Traditional Healers, Male Ancestors and Transgender in South Africa / Cheryl Stobie 20. The sexual potentate. On sodomy, fellatio and other postcolonial privacies / Achille Mbembe VI. Discrete Pleasures-Defiant Agencies 21. Sex Lives among Young People / Jomo Kenyatta 22. Eroticism, Sensua...

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Authors Rachel (EDT)/ Hendriks Spronk, Rachel Hendriks Spronk
Assisted by Thomas Hendriks (Editor), Rachel Spronk (Editor)
Publisher Indiana University Press
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.03.2020
EAN 9780253047618
ISBN 978-0-253-04761-8
No. of pages 380
Series Readings in African Studies
Subjects Guides > Self-help, everyday life > Partnership, sexuality

Afrika, Soziologie: Familie und Beziehungen

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