Invention Of Women: Making An African Sense Of Western Gender Discourses
The "woman question", 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.Oyeronke Oyewumi reveals an ideology of biological determinism at the heart of Western social categories -- the idea th...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
(first published January 1st 1997)
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