Table of contents
Re-thinking Sexualities in Africa
Signe Arnfred: Re-thinking Sexualities in Africa: Introduction.
Under Western Eyes
Heike Becker: Efundula: Women's initiation,
gender and sexual identities in colonial and post-colonial northern
Signe Arnfred: ‘African sexuality’/Sexuality in Africa. Tales and silences.
Liselott Dellenborg: A reflection on the cultural meanings of female circumcision. Experiences from fieldwork in Casamance, southern Senegal.
Katarina Jungar/Elina Oinas: Preventing HIV? Medical discourses and invisible women.
Akosua Adomako Ampofo: “By God's grace I had a boy”. Whose ‘unmet need’? Dis/agreement about childbearing among Ghanaian couples.
Problems of Pleasure and Desire
Kopano Ratele: Kinky Politics.
Mumbi Machera: Opening a can of worms: A debate on female sexuality in the lecture theatre.
Assitan Diallo: Paradoxes of female sexuality in Mali: On the Practices of Magnonmaka and Bolokoli-kela.
Jo Helle-Valle: How to understand sexuality in
Africa? An inductive exploration of diversity.
Liv Haram: ‘Prostitutes’ or modern women? Negotiating respectability in northern Tanzania.
Margrethe Silberschmidt: Masculinities, sexuality and socio-economic change in rural and urban East Africa.
Mary Kolawole: Re-conceptualizing African gender theory: Feminism, Womanism and the Arere Metaphor.