Sexuality and social justice in Africa : rethinking homophobia and forging resistance (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Sexuality and social justice in Africa : rethinking homophobia and forging resistance

Author: Marc Epprecht
Publisher: London : Zed Books : in association with International African Institute, Royal African Society [and] World Peace Foundation, ©2013.
Series: African arguments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The persecution of people in Africa on the basis of their assumed or perceived homosexual orientation has received considerable coverage in the popular media in recent years. Gay-bashing by political and religious figures in Zimbabwe and Gambia; draconian new laws against lesbians and gays and their supporters in Malawi, Nigeria and Uganda; and the imprisonment and extortion of gay men in Senegal and Cameroon have  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Epprecht
ISBN: 9781780323824 1780323824 9781780323817 1780323816
OCLC Number: 832280256
Description: ix, 222 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Demystifying sexuality studies in Africa --
Faiths --
Sex and the state --
Struggles and strategies --
Conclusion.
Series Title: African arguments.
Responsibility: Marc Epprecht.

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Based on pioneering research on the history of homosexualities in Africa and current lgbti activism, Marc Epprecht provides a sympathetic overview of the issues at play, and a hopeful outlook on the  Read more...

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'This book, based on pioneering research on the history of sexualities and engagement with current LGBTI activism, aims to provide a sympathetic overview of the issues at play. Clearly written and Read more...

 
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