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Gender and Social Encounters : Experiences from Africa

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Ahmed, Umar ; Asaaju, Morenikeji ; Balogun, Adeyemi ; Memusi, Shillah S. ; Alhassane, Najoum A. ; Reich, Hanna Lena:
Gender and Social Encounters : Experiences from Africa.
ed.: Memusi, Shilla S. ; Balogun, Adeyemi . Institute of African Studies
Bayreuth, Germany , 2019 . - xiii, 117 p. - (University of Bayreuth African Studies Working Papers ; 23 ) (BIGSASWorks ; 9)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15495/EPub_UBT_00004402

Official URL: Volltext

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This volume contributes to the academic debate on gender in Africa. The contributors explore different questions from a multidisciplinary perspective, reflecting their different research backgrounds. Through individual case studies, the authors focus on the complex social encounters regarding marital relations, religion, sexuality, equality, agency,
identity and the public discourses that shape these experiences. The case studies explore how social encounters inform choices and agency, thus deepening our understanding of gender relations in contemporary Africa.

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Item Type: Book / Monograph
Keywords: Africa; Kenya; Maasai; Niger; Nigeria; Yoruba; Hausa; MSSN; Islamic reform; Islam; Native Authority; LGBTIQ; transgender; gender equality; critical discourse analysis; agency; religion; hijab; veiling; newspapers; bridewealth; marriage; divorce; colonialism; night; safe space; nocturnal city; public participation; patriarchy
Institutions of the University: Graduate Schools > University of Bayreuth Graduate School
Graduate Schools > BIGSAS
Graduate Schools
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 200 Religion
200 Religion > 290 Other religions
300 Social sciences
300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology and anthropology
300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
400 Language > 410 Linguistics
800 Literature
900 History and geography > 960 History of Africa
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2019 21:00
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2019 06:45
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/49663