Feminist Africa Issue 13. 2009: Body Politics and Citizenship

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Preliminary pages





Editorial: Body Politics and the Gendered Crafting of Citizenship
by Sophie Oldfield, Elaine Salo and Ann Schlyter


Coconuts do not live in Townships: Cosmopolitanism and its Failures in the Urban Peripheries of Cape Town
by Elaine Salo

Body politics and the Crafting of Citizenship in Peri-urban Lusaka
by Ann Schlyter

De facto v/s de jure Home Ownership: Women’s Everyday Negotiations in Lusaka and Cape Town
by Sian Butcher and Sophie Oldfield

“Marobot neMawaya” – Traffic Lights and Wire:
Crafting Zimbabwean Migrant Masculinities in Cape Town

by Netsai Sarah Matshaka


Nurturing Researchers, Building Local Knowledge:
The ‘Body Politics’ Project
by Sophie Oldfield and Elaine Salo

Fieldwork Stories: Negotiating Positionality, Power and Purpose
by Lynsey Bourke, Sian Butcher, Nixon Chisonga,
Jumani Clarke, Frances Davies & Jessica Thorn

Collaborative Research in Conversation
by Koni Benson

A Regional Conversation on Southern African Cities and Towns: The Gender, Urbanisation and Everyday Life Research Project, 1992-2005
by Matšeliso ‘Ma-Tlali Mapetla and Ann Schlyter


Living Language, Living Writing: A Profile of Sindiwe Magona
Elaine Salo speaks with Sindiwe Magona


Playing with Fire: Feminist Thought and Activism through Seven Lives in India.
Sangtin writers and Richa Nagar.Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2006

reviewed by Salma Ismail

Gender Activism: Perspectives on the South African Transition,Institutional Culture and Everyday Life. Greg Ruiters (ed.). Grahamstown: Rhodes University Institute of Social and Economic Research, 2008
reviewed by Relebohile Moletsane


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