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Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa (Social History of Africa Series)

by Lisa Lindsay

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History: World,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Africa - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • History / Africa,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Masculinity,
  • Men

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10485411M
    ISBN 10032500255X
    ISBN 109780325002552

      This book is the first comprehensive account of the changing role of men and the construction of masculinity in contemporary Japan. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white-collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences that may be found among men in contemporary Japan, including those versions of masculinity which are . "Real men don't rape! "Militarist South African masculinities In both black and white communities, masculinity was used to galvanise men in the protection of privilege on the one hand, and in the pursuit for freedom on the other. Both black and white men saw force as a legitimate means to forward the interests of their own social group.

    While masculinity studies enjoys considerable growth in the West, there is very little analysis of African masculinities. This volume explores what it means for an African to be masculine and how male. Men in Africa: Masculinities, Materiality and Meaning. book of studies on men and masculinities. London, England: and is inextricably linked to features of modern-day neoliberal capitalism.

    African Masculinities: Men in Africa from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present: : Ouzgane, Alhoucine, Morrell, Robert, Ouzgane, Lahoucine: Libri in altre lingue. : Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa (Social History of Africa Series) () by Lindsay, Lisa A. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7).


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Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa (Social History of Africa Series) by Lisa Lindsay Download PDF EPUB FB2

In exploring masculinities, they see four lines of inquiry: 1) the idea of the African "big man" is changing; 2) colonialism helped to shape African views on manhood; 3) independence struggles were gendered; and 4) the modern era has affected African masculinities.

This book brilliantly discusses how Africans are subjects, rather than by: This collection is the first to analyze the concepts and issues involved in exploring African men and the constructions of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa.

Major themes include men as gendered actors, the social construction of masculinity, masculinity as a relational category, and hegemonic and subordinate masculinities.

This book challenges stereotypes of African men as savages, patriarchs. An introduction establishes the major themes of the anthology: men as gendered actors -the social construction of masculinity -masculinity as a relational category hegemonic and subordinate masculinities This book challenges stereotypes of African men.

Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This collection is the first to analyze the concept /5. Introduction: men and masculinities in modern African history / Stephan F.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The papers in this volume were initially discussed at the month-long CODESRIA Gender Institute in Dakar. The contributors are gender scholars drawn from various disciplines in the wide fields of the humanities and the social sciences with research interests in the critical study of men and masculinities in by: 9.

Masculinities in Contemporary Africa; By: Uchendu, Egodi; Pages: ; ISBN: ; Publisher Name: CODESRIA; Although gender and non-gender scholars have studied men, such an academic exercise requires a critical and focused study of masculine subjects in particular social contexts, which is what this book attempts to do.

The papers in this volume were initially discussed at the month-long CODESRIA Gender Institute in Dakar. The contributors are gender scholars drawn from various disciplines in the wide fields of the humanities and the social sciences with research interests in the critical study of men and masculinities in Africa.

Are African Males Men. Sketching African Masculinities Egodi Uchendu The stupid inertness of the puzzled negro is duller than that of an oxen; a dog would grasp your meaning in one half the time.

‘Men and brothers’. They may be brothers, but they certainly are not men. (Robert Baden-Powell, cited in Hyman ). African Studies Quarterly Volume 8, Issue 2 Spring Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa. Lisa A. Lindsay and Stephan F. Miescher, eds.

Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, pp. This book is the first collection of its kind to focus on the practices of masculinities especially in West Africa.

Ranging from Guinea to Tanzania and Egypt to South Africa and extending from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century, this volume joins Ouzgane's previous special issue of The Journal of Men's Studies () and Lisa A.

Lindsay and Stephan F. Miescher's historical Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa () in. In this article, framed as part of the broad historical call within South Africa (and more generally Africa) for African (situated) psychologies of boys, men and masculinities Keywords Africa Author: Kopano Ratele.

In exploring masculinities, they see four lines of inquiry: 1) the idea of the African "big man" is changing; 2) colonialism helped to shape African views on manhood; 3) independence struggles were gendered; and 4) the modern era has affected African masculinities.

This book brilliantly discusses how Africans are subjects, rather than objects.4/5. Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa by Miescher, Stephan F. and Lindsay and Lindsay, Lisa available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

This collection is the first to analyze the concepts and issues involved in exploring African men. Gendered nationalism: forms of masculinity in modern Asante of Ghana / Pashington Obeng ; Being Maasai men: modernity and the production of Maasai masculinities / Dorothy L.

Hodgson ; To be a man is more than a day's work: shifting ideals of masculinity in Ado-Odo, southwestern Nigeria / Andrea A. Cornwall ; Afterword / Luise White. Ranging from Guinea to Tanzania and Egypt to South Africa and extending from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century, this volume joins Ouzgane's previous special issue of The Journal of Men's Studies () and Lisa A.

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Get this from a library! Masculinities in contemporary Africa. [Egodi Uchendu; Codesria.; Codesria Gender Institute.;] -- "Although gender and non-gender scholars have studied men, such an academic exercise requires a critical and focused study of masculine subjects in particular social contexts, which is what this book.Against this background Christian theologians and local churches in Africa seek to change men and transform masculinities.

Exploring the complexity and ambiguity of religious gender discourses in contemporary African contexts, this book critically examines the ways in which some progressive African theologians, and a Catholic parish and a.Book January However, hardly any attention has been paid to its effects on men as gendered beings.

In the study of men and masculinities in Africa, on the other.