Feminist Africa Issue 2. 2003: Changing Cultures

 

Issue 2.2003 - Changing Cultures

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Editorial
- by Desiree Lewis

FEATURE ARTICLES
Beyond Determinism: The Phenomenology of African Female Existence
- by Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

Representing Culture and Identity: African Women Writers and National Cultures
- by Nana Wilson-Tagoe

STANDPOINT
Sexual Pleasure as Feminist Choice
- by Patricia McFadden

"Where Angels Fear to Tread?" Some Thoughts on Patricia McFadden's "Sexual Pleasure as Feminist Choice"
- by Charmaine Pereira

Out of the Closet: Unveiling Sexuality Discourses in Uganda
- by Sylvia Tamale

The Women's Movement and Lesbian and Gay Struggles in South Africa
- by Mary Hames

Sex Work and the Politics of Researching Gender and Culture
- by Richard Ssewakiryanga

PROFILES
FEMRITE and the Politics of Literature in Uganda
- by Goretti Kyomuhendo

AMANITARE and African Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
- by Jessica Horn

IN CONVERSATION
Barbara Boswell from the Feminist Africa editorial team speaks to Ghanaian-British film-maker, journalist and fiction writer, Yaba Badoe

Feminist Africa speaks about writing and reading as political engagement to Elinor Sisulu, Zimbabwean feminist writer whose biography, Walter and Albertina Sisulu: In Our Lifetime, was published in December 2003.

REVIEWS
Review of Margaret Daymond, Dorothy Driver, Sheila Meintjes, Leloba Molema, Chiedza Musengezi, Margie Orford, and Nobantu Rasebotsa, eds. Women Writing Africa: The Southern Region. New York: The Feminist Press, 2003.
- by Priya Narismulu

War Victims and Survivors: The Expanding Vision of Yvonne Vera
- by Eva Hunter

Review of Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran and Priya Kurian, eds. Feminist Futures: Re-imagining Women, Culture and Development. London and New York: Zed Books, 2003.
- by Nobantu Rasebotsa