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Gender in practice culture, politics and society in Sierra Leone / John Idriss Lahai.

Author:
Lahai, John Idriss [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford ; Berlin : Peter Lang, [2016].
Description:
xii, 274 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Understanding gender in Sierra Leone : discourse, practice and constructs -- Rainforest belief systems and the making of gender identities -- Gender inequality and the making of a civil war -- Violent masculinity and the making of the warring factions -- Gender hierarchies, roles and violence in the warring factions -- Beyond the recognition of SGBV in the peace versus the justice debate : how women won the civil war -- The aftermath : accountability for gender-based political and cultural violence -- At war's end! Understanding the postcolonial question on queer sexuality -- Socio-political change or resistance ? Religion, politics and the question of homosexuality -- Women's agency and the institutionalisation of interventions against gender violence and discrimination against women -- Acknowledging the past and present, and forging the way forward -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781906165772 ((pbk.))
  • 1906165777
OCLC:
964456915
International Article Number:
  • 9781906165772
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