Feminism and African Cultural Heritage


Nwakaeze-Ogugua, Ikechukwu. 2007. “Feminism and African Cultural Heritage.” Gender and Behaviour 5 (1): 1022–41.

Author: Ikechukwu Nwakaeze-Ogugua


Feminism seems to have spread its tentacles too wide, and consequently has spiralled a lot of misunderstandings. Power remains the central issue it seeks to not only address, but to limit in some cases, and to get or expand in other cases; more so, with regards to the feminine world. This paper attempts to examine the issue of power in gender discourse, feminism as an ideology and see its influence on African culture as viewed from its ontological, epistemological, etc. dimensions.

Topics: Feminisms, Gender, Gendered Discourses, Gendered Power Relations Regions: Africa

Year: 2007

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