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The Invention of Women

Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses

Oyeronke Oyewumi

The OC woman question, OCO this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society. A work that rethinks gender as a Western construction, The Invention of Women offers a new way of understanding both Yoruban and Western cultures. Author Oyeronke Oyewumi reveals an ideology of biological determinism at the heart of We...
Publish Date
1997
November 26
Goodreads rating
4.21
ISBN
9780816624416
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 06, 2020
@NonameBooks this is a great book on the Euro-colonial origins of binary gender & the assumptions that all societies were inherently patriarchal      source