Dialogues of Dispersal: Gender, Sexuality and African Diasporas / Edition 1

Dialogues of Dispersal: Gender, Sexuality and African Diasporas / Edition 1

by Sandra Gunning
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405126817

ISBN-13: 9781405126816

Pub. Date: 10/18/2004

Publisher: Wiley

From Brazil to Germany, New York to Ghana, Dialogues of Dispersal examines intersections of gender and sexuality within Afro-diasporic communities.

  • Considers communities in Brazil, the Caribbean, Germany, the UK, the US and West Africa, and how they overlap.
  • Contains innovative analyses of knowledge production, globalization,

Overview

From Brazil to Germany, New York to Ghana, Dialogues of Dispersal examines intersections of gender and sexuality within Afro-diasporic communities.

  • Considers communities in Brazil, the Caribbean, Germany, the UK, the US and West Africa, and how they overlap.
  • Contains innovative analyses of knowledge production, globalization, popular culture, identity, colonialism, maternalism, dress, and transnational networks.
  • Features interdisciplinary work by both established and emerging scholars.
  • Acknowledges the accomplishments and the tensions of feminist scholarship and activism.
  • Encourages further research by highlighting the range of electronic research materials on African diasporas available on the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405126816
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/18/2004
Series:
Gender and History Special Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1. Gender, Sexuality, and African Diasporas: Sandra Gunning, Tera W. Hunter and Michele Mitchell.

2. Gendered Agendas: The Secrets Scholars Keep about Yorùbá-Atlantic Religion: J. Lorand Matory.

3. Cartographies of Globalisation, Technologies of Gendered Subjectivities: The Dub Poetry of Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze: Jenny Sharpe.

4. ‘If You Can't Pronounce My Name, You Can Just Call Me Pride’: Afro-German Activism, Gender and Hip Hop: Fatima El-Tayeb.

5. Creole Performance in Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands: Rhonda Frederick.

6. Colonial Matriarchs: Garveyism, Maternalism, and Belize's Black Cross Nurses, 1920–1952: Anne Macpherson.

7. ‘Wearing three or four handkerchiefs around his collar, and elsewhere about him’: Slaves' Constructions of Masculinity and Ethnicity in French Colonial New Orleans: Sophie White.

8. Diasporic Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transnational Production of Black Middle-Class Masculinity: Martin Summers.

9. Gender in the African Diaspora: Electronic Research Materials: Patrick Manning.

Notes on Contributors

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