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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Masculinities in contemporary Africa = La masculinité en Afrique contemporaine
Editor:Uchendu, EgodiISNI
Series:Gender series
City of publisher:Dakar
Geographic terms:Africa
Congo (Republic of)
South Africa
gender roles
gender relations
Abstract:The papers in this volume, 9 in English, 5 in French, cover various expressions of Africa's masculinities from different regions of the continent. They were first discussed at the 2005 month-long CODESRIA Gender Institute in Dakar. Contents: Introduction: are African males men? sketching African masculinities (Egodi Uchendu) - Studying men in Africa critically (Kopano Ratele) - Masculinity and ritual violence: a study of bullfighting among the Luhyia of Western Kenya (Egara Kabaji) - The masculine discursive construction of rape in the Kenyan press (James Ogola Onyango) - La masculinité au Maroc entre traditions, modernité et intégrisme (Abdessamad Dialmy) - La formation de la masculinité entre la tradition et la modernité (le cas du sud du Togo) (Svetlana Koudolo) - White men: an exploration of intersections of masculinity, whiteness and colonialism and the engagement of counter-hegemonic projects (Claire Kelly) - L'État moderne africain et le patriarcat public (Ibrahim Mouiche) - Men's role in persistent rural poverty: lessons from Kenya (Wanjiku Chiuri) - Student fathers and the challenge to masculinities in Kenyan universities (Charity Mwangi-Chemnjor) - The interaction of gender and migration: household relations in rural and urban Mozambique (Inês M. Raimundo) - 'Lifting the cloak on manhood': coverage of Xhosa male circumcision in the South African press (Lilian N. Ndangam) - Ordre masculin, violences politiques et initiatives féminines pour la paix au Congo Brazzaville de 1991 à 1999 (Koutouma Nsona) - Corps et beauté: représentations et enjeux: socio-anthropologie de la construction binaire: masculin/féminin, le cas de l'étudiante algérienne (Zahia Benabdallah). [ASC Leiden abstract]