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What Gender Is Motherhood? : Changing Yoruba Ideals of Power, Procreation, and Identity in the Age of

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There is significant religious and linguistic evidence that Yoruba society was not gendered in its original form. In this follow-up to The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses, Oy?wumi explores the intersections of gender, history, knowledge-making, and the role of intellectuals in the process."There is significant religious and linguistic evidence that Yorùbá society was not gendered in its original form. In this follow-up to The Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses , Oy?wùmí explores the intersections of gender, history, knowledge-making, and the role of intellectuals in the process.
Number of Pages: 275
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Author: Oyeronke Oyewumi
Language: English
Street Date: December 9, 2015
TCIN: 52039797
UPC: 9781349580514
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-0970

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