Morrell, Robert

African Masculinities

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Table of contents

1. African Masculinities: An Introduction
Robert Morrell, Lahoucine Ouzgane

I. Interpreting Masculinities

2. A Grammar of Black Masculinity: A Body of Science
Arthur F. Saint-Aubin

3. Somewhere, over the Rainbow: Cape Town, South Africa, as a “Gay Destination”
Glen S. Elder

4. Visualizing Homosexualities in Africa Dakan: An Interview with Filmmaker Mohamed Camara
Beti Ellerson

5. Hausa Concepts of Masculinity and the ‘Yan Daudu

Frank A. Salamone

II. Representing Masculinities

6. To Be a Man: Changing Constructions of Manhood in Drum Magazine, 1951–1965
Lindsay Clowes

7. Of Masks, Mimicry, Misogyny, and Miscegenation: Forging Black South African Masculinity in Bloke Modisane’s Blame Me on History

Meredith Goldsmith

8. The Troubled Masculinities in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions

Kathryn Holland

9. (Dis)Enabling Masculinities: The Word and the Body, Class Politics, and Male Sexuality in El Saadawi’s God Dies by the Nile

Sally Hayward

10. The Masculine Subject of Colonialism: The Egyptian Loss of the Sudan
Wilson Chacko Jacob

III. Constructing Masculinities

11. Gender and Embodiment: Expectations of Manliness in a Zambian Village
Paul Dover

12. Poverty, Male Disempowerment, and Male Sexuality: Rethinking Men and Masculinities in Rural and Urban East Africa
Margrethe Silberschmidt

13. Violence and the Gendered Negotiation of Masculinity Among Young Black School Boys in South Africa
Deevia Bhana

14. “Ugandans,” “Cats” and Others: Constructing Student Masculinities at the University of Botswana
Rob Pattman

IV. Contesting Masculinities

15. Indentured Masculinity in Colonial Natal, 1860–1910
Goolam Vahed

16. Men Doing “Women’s Work”: Masculinity and Gender Relations Among Street Vendors in Maputo, Mozambique
Victor Agadjanian

17. Men, Movements, and Gender Transformation in South Africa
Robert Morrell

18. Sexuality, Masculinity, and Infertility in Egypt: Potent Troubles in Marital and Medical Encounters
Marcia C. Inhorn

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, African Culture, Sociology, general, Cultural and Media Studies, general, African History

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