Gender and Sexuality in African History: Books

Selected Books--Comparative and Regional Studies in English

  • Africa after gender?. Edited by Catherine M. Cole, Takyiwaa Manuh, and Stephan F. Miescher. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, c2007.
    --See also: E-Book
  • African feminism : the politics of survival in sub-Saharan Africa. Edited by Gwendolyn Mikell. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1997.
    --See also: E-Book
  • African masculinities. Edited by Lahoucine Ouzgane and Robert Morrell. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
    --See also: E-Book
  • African philosophy and the marginalization of women. Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam and Louise du Toit. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.
  • African sexualities : a reader. Edited by Sylvia Tamale. Oxford, UK : Pambazuka Press, c2011.
  • African women and feminism : reflecting on the politics of sisterhood. Edited by Oyèrónké Oyěwùmí. Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, c2003.
  • African women south of the Sahara. 2nd ed. Edited by Margaret Jean Hay and Sharon Stichter. New York : Longman Group, 1995.
  • African women's health. Edited by Meredeth Turshen. Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, 2000.
  • African women's movements : transforming political landscapes. By Aili Mari Tripp ... [et al.]. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Amadiume, Ifi. Male daughters, female husbands : gender and sex in African society. London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1987.
    --See also: ACLS E-Book -or- Alexander Street E-Book
  • Amadiume, Ifi. Reinventing Africa : matriarchy, religion and culture. London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1997.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Berger, Iris. Women in twentieth-century Africa. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Boy-wives and female-husbands : studies in African homosexualities. Edited by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
  • Callaway, Barbara and Lucy Creevey. The heritage of Islam : women, religion, and politics in West Africa. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner, 1994.
  • Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine. African women : a modern history. Augmented new ed. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.
  • Courtyards, markets, city streets : urban women in Africa. Edited by Kathleen Sheldon. Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 1996.
    --See also: ACLS E-book -or- Taylor & Francis E-book
  • Diop, Cheikh Anta. The cultural unity of Black Africa : the domains of patriarchy and of matriarchy in classical antiquity. Chicago : Third World Press, c1978.
  • Domestic violence and the law in colonial and postcolonial Africa. Edited by Emily Burrill, Richard Roberts, and Elizabeth Thornberry. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2010.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Doyle, Shane. Before HIV : sexuality, fertility and mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Engendering African social sciences. Edited by Ayesha M. Imam, Amina Mama, Fatou Sow. Dakar, Senegal : CODESRIA, 1997.
  • Epprecht, Marc. Heterosexual Africa? : the history of an idea from the age of exploration to the age of AIDS. Athens : Ohio University Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008.
  • Epprecht, Marc. Sexuality and social justice in Africa : rethinking homophobia and forging resistance. London : Zed Books : in association with International African Institute, Royal African Society, [and] World Peace Foundation, c2013.
  • Fallon, Kathleen M. Democracy and the rise of women's movements in Sub-Saharan Africa. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Falola, Toyin and Nana Akua Amponsah. Women's roles in sub-Saharan Africa. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2012.
    --See also: E-book
  • Female and male in West Africa. Edited by Christine Oppong. London ; Boston : Allen & Unwin, 1983.
  • Female circumcision and the politics of knowledge : African women in imperialist discourses. Edited by Obioma Nnaemeka. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
  • Gender and citizenship in the global age. Edited by Laroussi Amri, Ramola Ramtohul. Dakar : CODESRIA, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, [2014].
    --See also: E-Book
  • Gender and Islam in Africa : rights, sexuality, and law. Edited by Margot Badran. Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011.
  • Gender in African prehistory. Edited by Susan Kent. Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, c1998.
  • Gender, sexuality and mothering in Africa. Edited by Toyin Falola and Bessie House-Soremekun. Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, c2011.
  • Gendered colonialisms in African history. Co-edited by Nancy Rose Hunt, Tessie P. Liu, and Jean Quataert. Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1997.
  • Gendered lives in the Western Indian Ocean : Islam, marriage, and sexuality on the Swahili Coast. Edited by Erin E. Stiles and Katrina Daly Thompson. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2015]
    --See also: E-Book
  • Gendering African social spaces : women, power, and cultural expressions. Edited by Toyin Falola, Wanjala S. Nasong'o. Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2016]
  • Gendering ethnicity in African women's lives. Edited by Jan Bender Shetler. Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015].
    --See also: E-Book
  • Gendering knowledge in Africa and the African diaspora : contesting history and power. Edited by Toyin Falola and Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso. London ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
  • Gordon, April A. Transforming capitalism and patriarchy : gender and development in Africa. Boulder, Col. : Lynne Rienner, 1996.
  • Green, December. Gender violence in Africa : African women's responses. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
  • Herbert, Eugenia W. Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Hoad, Neville Wallace. African intimacies : race, homosexuality, and globalization. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Imam, Ayesha and Evelien Kamminga. Women in search of citizenship : experiences from West Africa. Amsterdam : KIT Publishers, c2012.
  • Introduction to gender studies in Eastern and Southern Africa : a reader. Edited by James Etim. Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, 2016.
    --See also: E-book
  • Kevane, Michael. Women and development in Africa : how gender works. 2nd ed. Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014.
    --See also: 1st ed. (2004)
  • Mama, Amina. Beyond the masks : race, gender, and subjectivity. New York : Routledge, c1995.
    --See also: EBSCO E-book -or- Taylor & Francis E-book
  • Marriage by force? : contestation over consent and coercion in Africa. Edited by Annie Bunting, Benjamin N. Lawrance, and Richard L. Roberts. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2016]
    --See also: E-book
  • Masculinities in contemporary Africa = La masculinité en Afrique contemporaine. Edited by Egodi Uchendu. Dakar, Senegal : Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa, c2008.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Men and masculinities in modern Africa. Edited by Lisa Lindsay and Stephan Miescher. Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, 2003.
  • Mugo, Micere Githae. Writing and speaking from the heart of my mind : selected essays and speeches. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, c2012.
  • Muslim family law in sub-Saharan Africa : colonial legacies and post-colonial challenges. Edited by Shamil Jeppie, Ebrahim Moosa & Richard Roberts. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, c2010.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Nuptiality in Sub-Saharan Africa : contemporary anthropological and demographic perspectives. Edited by Caroline Bledsoe and Gilles Pison. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
  • Oduyoye, Mercy Amba. Daughters of Anowa : African women and patriarchy. Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, c1995.
    --See also: Burke Library copies
  • Ogundipe-Leslie, Molara. Re-creating ourselves : African women & critical transformations. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1994.
  • Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́. Gender epistemologies in Africa : the gendering of African traditions, spaces, social identities and institutions. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
  • Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́. The invention of women : making an African sense of Western gender discourses. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1997.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Patriarchy and class : African women in the home and the workforce. Edited by Sharon B. Stichter and Jane L. Parpart. Boulder : Westview Press, 1988.
  • Power, gender, and social change in Africa. Edited by Muna Ndulo and Margaret Grieco. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Queens, queen mothers, priestesses, and power : case studies in African gender. Edited by Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan. New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 1997.
  • Queer African reader. Edited by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas. Dakar, Senegal : Pambazuka Press, 2013.
  • Readings in gender in Africa. Edited by Andrea Cornwall. Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press ; Oxford : James Currey, 2005.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Research on gender and sexualities in Africa. Edited by Jane Bennett, Sylvia Tamale. Dakar, Senegal : CODESRIA, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, [2017]
    --See also: E-book
  • Rethinking pastoralism in Africa : gender, culture & the myth of the patriarchal pastoralist. Edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson. Athens : Ohio University Press ; Oxford : James Currey, 2000.
  • Re-thinking sexualities in Africa. Edited by Signe Arnfred. Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2004.
  • Sackey, Brigid M. New directions in gender and religion : the changing status of women in African independent churches. Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2006.
  • Saidi, Christine. Women's authority and society in early East-Central Africa. Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2010.
  • Sexual diversity in Africa : politics, theory, and citizenship. Edited by S.N. Nyeck and Marc Epprecht. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2013]
    --See also: E-Book
  • Sheldon, Kathleen E. African women : early history to the 21st century. Bloomington, Indiana, USA : Indiana University Press, [2017]
    --See also: E-book
  • Sisterhood, feminisms and power : from Africa to the diaspora. Edited by Obioma Nnaemeka. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1998.
  • Steady, Filomina Chioma. Women and leadership in West Africa : mothering the nation and humanizing the state. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
  • Transformations of African marriage Edited by David Parkin and David Nyamwaya. Manchester, UK ; Wolfeboro, NH, USA : Manchester University Press for the International African Institute, c1987.
    --See also: E-book
  • Tripp, Aili Mari. Women and power in postconflict Africa. New York : Cambridge University, 2015.
    --See also: E-book
  • Turshen, Meredeth. Gender and the political economy of conflict in Africa : the persistence of violence. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
  • What women do in wartime : gender and conflict in Africa. Edited by Meredeth Turshen and Clotilde Twagiramariya. London ; New York : Zed Books, 1998.
  • "Wicked" women and the reconfiguration of gender in Africa. Edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson and Sheryl A. McCurdy. Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann ; Oxford : James Currey ; Cape Town : David Philip, c2001.
  • Women and class in Africa. Edited by Claire Robertson and Iris Berger. New York : Africana Pub. Co., 1986.
    --See also: E-Book
  • Women and social change in North Africa : what counts as revolutionary?. Edited by Doris H. Gray, Nadia Sonneveld. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
  • Women and the state in Africa. Edited by Jane L. Parpart and Kathleen A. Staudt. Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner Publishers, 1989.
  • Women, gender, and sexualities in Africa. Edited by Toyin Falola and Nana Akua Amponsah. Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2013.
  • Women in African colonial histories. Edited by Jean Allman, Susan Geiger, and Nakanyike Musisi. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2002.
    --See also: EBSCO E-Book -or- ACLS E-Book
  • Women's activism in Africa : struggles for rights and representation. Edited by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp. London : Zed Books Ltd, 2017.
  • Women's movements in post-"Arab Spring" North Africa. Edited by Fatima Sadiqi. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
    --See also: E-Book