What is Africanness? : contesting nativism in race, culture and sexualities /

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Author / Creator:Ngwena, C. G., author.
Imprint:Pretoria : Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2018.
Description:1 online resource (x, 306 pages)
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12399351
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from title page (viewed October 8, 2020).
Other form:Print version: 9781920538828
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: Background to the hermeneutics of heterogenous Africanness
  • 1. Introducing the 'manyness' of Africanness
  • 2. Hermeneutics of Africanness: building on Stuart Hall's cultural theory of identifications
  • Part 2: Africanness, race and culture
  • 3. What's in a name? : the naming of Africa and Africans, and the construction of radical cultural alterity
  • 4. Africa as land of racial otherness
  • 5. Decentring the race of Africanness
  • Part 3: Heterogeneous sexualities
  • 6. Representing African sexualitites: contesting nativism from without
  • 7. 'Transgressive' sexualitites: contesting nativism from within and overcoming status subordination
  • 8. Mediating conflicting sexuality identifications through politics and an ethics of pluralism
  • Epilogue : theorising Africanness.