African Feminist Politics of Knowledge. Tensions, Challenges, Possibilities (Paperback)

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By Akosua Adomako Ampofo (Editor), Signa Arnfred (Editor)
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AFRICAN FEMINIST POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE is a bookthat aims to expose the dilemmas and conflicts that feminist researchers and practitioners living and/or working in the Global South have to deal with on a daily basis. The bookattempts to disentangle some of these dilemmas and tensions in, challenges to, but also possibilities for feminist research and activism in the context of the cultures, practices and expectations of university bureaucracies, donor agenciesand North-South collaboration. All the authors, living and working in Denmark, Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique and South Africa, are researchers and activists.They theorise from their experiences as persons who are based in, or have worked in Africa, highlighting the dilemmas and conflicts they face as academics and researchers on one hand, and dependence on donor funding on the other.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789171066626
ISBN-10: 9171066624
Publisher: Nordic Africa Institute
Publication Date: April 14th, 2010
Pages: 234
Language: English