Female circumcision and the politics of knowledge : African women in imperialist discourses / edited by Obioma Nnaemeka.
Contributor(s): Nnaemeka, ObiomaLanguage: English Publisher: Westport Ct : Praeger Publishers, 2005.Description: x, 288 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0897898656 (pbk); 9780897898652 (pbk)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The challenges of border crossing: African women and transnational feminisms / Obioma Nnaemeka; Imperialism and sex in Africa / Nawal El Saadawi; African women, colonial discourses, and imperialist interventions: female circumcision as impetus / Obioma Nnaemeka; Transcending the boundaries of power and imperialism: writing gender, constructing knowledge / Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka; Out of Africa: "our bodies ourselves?" / Vicki Kirby; Women's rights, bodies, and identities: the limits of universalism and the legal debate around excision in France / Françoise Lionnet; "Other" bodies: western feminism, race, and representation in female circumcision discourse / Chima Korieh; Libidinal quicksand: imperial fictions, African femininity, and representation / Jude G. Akudinobi; Confronting the Western gaze / Eloïse A. Brière; The anti-female circumcision campaign deficit / L. Amede Obiora; Colonial discourse and ethnographic residuals: the "female circumcision" debate and the politics of knowledge / Sondra Hale; Parallax sightlines: Alice Walker's sisterhood and the key to dreams / Chimalum Nwankwo; Overcoming willful blindness: building egalitarian multicultural women's coalitions / Ange-Marie Hancock