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Gender, culture and empire

Helen Callaway

Gender, culture and empire

European women in colonial Nigeria.

by Helen Callaway

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 100333441362

CULTURE, TRADITION, CUSTOM, LAW AND GENDER EQUALITY MJ Maluleke* Culture is like an umbrella under which some people like to hide from rain, and also to shade themselves from the sun. But sometimes you need to fold it.** 1 Introduction Traditional cultural practices reflect the values and beliefs held by members of a. The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader explores different approaches to the study and conceptualization of gender, the value and limitations of gender as an analytic category, and the theoretical insights about gender produced by ethnographic research into the everyday lives, labors, loves, and livelihoods of people throughout the g: empire.

Helen Callaway, Gender, Culture and Empire: European Women in Colonial Nigeria, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Elizabeth Dore and Maxine Molyneux, eds., Hidden Histories of Gender and the State in Latin America, Durham: Duke University Press, Culture of Ethiopia - history, people, traditions, women, beliefs, food, customs, family, social Cr-Ga the Axumite Empire eventually declined as a result of the spread of Islam, resulting in a loss of control over the Red Sea as well as a depletion of natural resources in the region that left the environment unable to support the population.

  Setting her study in eighteenth-century British India, Ghosh emphasises a pan-imperial understanding of body, and the role of race, gender and sexuality in empire-building in the early modern period. In my view, by seeing the body as a place where imperial power was imagined and exercised, Ghosh's study marks a fundamental re-conception of the. With a recorded history of over 4, years and being mentioned in ancient texts, the Hijra community is a testament to the sexual diversity that is integral yet often forgotten in Indian culture. While Indian law recognizes transgender people, including Hijras, as a third gender, other South Asian countries, such as Bangladesh and Pakistan Author: Sridevi Nambiar.


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DOI https. Moving across academic disciplines, geographical boundaries, and literary genres, Home and Harem examines how travel shaped ideas about culture and nation in nineteenth-century imperialist England and colonial India. Inderpal Grewal’s study of the narratives and discourses of travel reveals the ways in which the colonial encounter created linked yet distinct constructs of nation and gender and explores Cited by:   Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women.

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Gender, Sex and Empire (Essays on Global and Comparative History Series)Format: Paperback. "Gender and the Culture of Empire: Toward a Feminist Ethnography of the Cinema," Quarterly Review of Film and Video, (Spring ), pp. These books about gender identity explore the issues presented by gender essentialism and the struggles of individuals who fight against that and seek a Author: Christina Orlando.

Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate fields - politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more topics.

The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of.

Book description. All of London exploded on the night ofin the biggest West End party ever seen. The mix of media manipulation, patriotism, and class, race, and gender politics that produced the 'spontaneous' festivities of Mafeking Night begins this analysis of the cultural Cited by:   Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire, this is an original volume full of fascinating insights about the conduct of men as well as women.

Bringing together disparate fields - politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more topics - this collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire through the lens of gender.

Nature, Culture and Gender is a book length social science essay collection that analyzes views that describe "nature" as inferior to "culture".Hence, the authors draw on anthropology and history to critique ideologies that, by equating women with nature, renders the female gender as inferior, while the male, equated to culture is seen as superior.

The co-editors of this book published in Country: Cambridge, England. This chapter offers a description of popular culture and how it relates to the experiences of the British Empire.

It also deals with educational and cultural expressions of Empire. The most powerful influence on the public's view on the Empire was that of the cinema. Despite tightening controls on new immigration, Britain increasingly became a multi-ethnic society.

Book description. This pioneering volume addresses the question of how Britain's empire was lived through everyday practices - in church and chapel, by readers at home, as embodied in sexualities or forms of citizenship, as narrated in histories - from the eighteenth century to the present.

Besides, culture is not mono­ lithic either, and is not the exclusive property of East or West, nor of small groups of men or women. Nonetheless the story is a gloomy and often discouraging one. What tempers it today is, here and there, the emergence of a new intellectual and political conscience.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Callaway, Helen. Gender, culture and empire. Basingstoke: Macmillan in association with St. Antony's. In recent years many English-speaking (but also Dutch and Scandinavian) scholars have fruitfully explored the interactions between gender and written culture in late medieval England.

These studies merit consideration and comparison with recent developments in French historiography. Many of these works can be placed within the framework of studies on «literacy/orality/aurality» and pay Author: Aude Mairey. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society.

It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Callaway, Helen. Gender, culture, and empire. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ©  In the early years of the British empire, cohabitation between Indian women and British men was commonplace and to some degree tolerated.

However, as Durba Ghosh argues in a challenge to the existing historiography, anxieties about social status, appropriate sexuality, and the question of who could be counted as 'British' or 'Indian' were constant concerns of the colonial government even at 4/5(1).