Gendering ethnicity in African women's lives / edited by Jan Bender Shetler.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015]
Description
ix, 335 pages ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Women in Africa and the diaspora [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Women's alternative practices of ethnicity in Africa / Jan Bender Shetler
  • Part One. Forming interethnic alliances. Gendering the history of social memory in the Mara Region, Tanzania, as an antidote to "tribal" history / Jan Bender Shetler
  • Living ethnicity: gender, livelihood, and ethnic identity in Mozambique / Heidi Gengenbach
  • Part Two. Constructing new forms of identity. Re-reading the 1835 "Fingo Emancipation": women and ethnicity in the colonial archive / Poppy Fry
  • New African marriage and panethnic politics in segregationist South Africa / Meghan Healy-Clancy
  • Women and non-ethnic politics in East Africa, 1934-1947 / Ethan R. Sanders
  • Part Three. Promoting gendered domains of ethnicity. Gender and the limits of "Ndebeleness, " 1910-1960s: Abezansi churchwomen's domestic and associational alliances / Wendy Urban-Mead
  • "Women were not supposed to fight": the gendered uses of martial and moral Zuluness during uDlame, 1990-1994 / Jill E. Kelly
  • Sorting and suffering: social classification in post-genocide Rwanda / Jennie E. Burnet
  • Part Four. Performing gendered ethnic power. Matriliny, masculinity, and contested gendered definitions of ethnic identity and power in nineteenth-century southeastern Nigeria / Ndubueze L. Mbah
  • Shaming men, performing power: female authority in Zimbabwe and Tanzania on the eve of colonial rule / Heike I. Schmidt
  • Muslim women legislators in postcolonial Kenya: between gender, ethnicity, and religion / Ousseina D. Alidou
  • Afterword: Reflections on gender, ethnicity, and power / Dorothy L. Hodgson.
ISBN
  • 9780299303945 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0299303942 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2014030779
OCLC
889941219
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