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Editors: Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Chi-Chi Undie, and Jennifer Wanjiku Khamasi
Book Description:
Sexuality has become a subject of heightened interest in the African region, partly due to the public health issues with which it intertwines. While it may come across as a ‘new’ field of investigation in the public health context, beyond this framework, sexuality in sub-Saharan Africa is far from a novel domain of intellectual inquiry. Underscoring this point, this book draws a variety of sexuality-related materials from various fields and eras, making this mosaic collection available for a much wider readership now that the subject is being given attention in public health. The book combines older readings with recent writings on sexuality to demonstrate that much of what is presented as ‘new’ or groundbreaking in public health has actually been part of a long-standing conversation in the fields of social science and humanities. This book aims to bring these parallel conversations (the old and the new, the explicitly and implicitly health-related) together, illuminating the theoretical and methodological approaches available for addressing the complex issue of sexuality in the public health sphere.

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Table of Contents:
(Chi-Chi Undie, Chimaraoke Izugbara, Jennifer Wanjiku Khamasi)

Chapter 1. Concubinage Among NGWA-IGBO of Southern Nigeria, pp. 1-11
(Victor C. Uchendu)

Chapter 2. Remembering J. M. Stuart-Young of Onitsha, colonial Nigeria: memoirs, obituaries and names, pp. 13-34
(Stephanie Newell)

Chapter 3. Sexuality in Folklore in a Nigerian Society, pp. 35-52
(John C. and Betty T. Messenger)

Chapter 4. The right to Culture and the Culture of Rights: A Critical Perspective on Women's Sexual Rights in Africa, pp. 53-69
(Sylvia Tamale)

Chapter 5. Sexuality and Virginity Testing in Zulu Culture: Emerging Issues, pp. 71-80
(Thabisile Buthelezi)

Chapter 6. Reflections on Male Circumcision among the Gĩkũyũ of Kenya , pp. 81-91
(Jennifer Wanjiku Khamasi & Eva Kibui)

Chapter 7. Fitting In and Spreading Out: Ambiguities and Changing Imaginations of Sexuality among the Luo in Kisumu, pp. 93-121
(Salome N. Wawire)

Chapter 8. Situational Gender and Subversive Sex? African Contributions to Feminist Theorizing, pp. 123-138
(Signe Arnfred)

Chapter 9. Sexuality and Poverty: What Have They Got to do With Each Other?, pp. 139-155
(Susie Jolly)

Chapter 10. Nigerian Tales of Occult Sexual Economies, pp. 157-175
(Chimaraoke O. Izugbara)

Chapter 11. "Dear Dolly's" Advice: Representations of Youth, Courtship, and Sexualities in Africa, 1960-1980 , pp. 177-198
(Kenda Mutongi)

Chapter 12. Sexuality and Prostitution Among the Akan of the Gold Coast c. 1650-1950, pp. 199-220
(Emmanuel Akyeampong)

Chapter 13. ‘Getting the Nation Talking about Sex’: Reflections on the Discursive Constitution of Sexuality in South Africa since 1994, pp. 221-232
(Deborah Posel)

Author's Biography

      Human Sexuality
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10, 256pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-954-4
   Status: AV
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