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by Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu

  • ISBN: 0791467430
  • Category: History
  • Author: Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu
  • Subcategory: Africa
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: SUNY Press; Annotated edition edition (March 9, 2006)
  • Pages: 329 pages
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Family Matters: Feminist. has been added to your Cart. I know of no other book expressing the reality of West African women through such a clear and strong indigenous voice, one that requires scholars take much more seriously questions about the foundations of their disciplines.

Family Matters: Feminist. Nzegwu is not only explaining the distinctive aspects of West African gendered social organization and its implications for critical understanding of North American society, and of ourselves generally, but also addressing the epistemological significance of such a distinctive conception of gender.

Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu. State University of New York Press (2006). Similar books and articles. Family Matters: Feminist Concepts in African Philosophy of Cultureby Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu. Charts new trends in gender studies through a compelling analysis of Igbo society. Globalizing Feminist Methodology: Building on Schwartzman's Challenging Liberalism. Theresa W. Tobin - 2009 - Hypatia 24 (4):145-164. Cynthia Willett - 2008 - Hypatia 23 (3):224-226. Cynthia Willett - 2008 - Hypatia 23 (3):pp.

Nzegwu exposes the unlikely convergence of Western feminist and African male judges assumptions about traditional African values where women are subordinate and oppressed. Instead she offers a conception of equality based on historical Igbo family structures and practices that challenges the epistemological and ontological bases of Western feminist inquiry.

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Family Matters: Feminist Concepts in African Philosophy of Culture. Albany, NY: SUNY Press 2006. 8. Symposium: Lead Author. Series: SUNY series, Feminist Philosophy. Nzegwu exposes the unlikely convergence of Western feminist and African male judges’ assumptions about traditional African values where women are subordinate and oppressed

Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu. Nzegwu exposes the unlikely convergence of Western feminist and African male judges’ assumptions about traditional African values where women are subordinate and oppressed.

Feminist philosophy is an approach to philosophy from a feminist perspective and also the employment of philosophical methods to feminist topics and questions.

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Feminists working in all the main Western traditions of contemporary philosophy are using their respective traditions to approach their work, including the traditions of analytic, Continental, and pragmatist philosophy, along with other various orientations and intersections. As they do so, they are also intervening in how longstanding basic philosophical problems are understood. As feminist philosophers carry out work in traditional philosophical fields, from ethics to epistemology, they have introduced new concepts and perspectives that have transformed philosophy itself.

Nkiru Uwechia Nzegwu, Family Matters: Feminist Concepts in African Philosophy of Culture. 38. For a better understanding of Butler’s concept of psychic dependency, see Amy Allen The Politics of Our Selves: Power, Autonomy, and Gender in Contemporary Critical Theory. New York: State University ofNew York, 2006, 276 (Nzegwu 2006). 24. Rawls, Justice as Fairness, 16 (Rawls 2001). New York: University of Columbia Press, 2008 (Allen 2008). 39. Butler, The Psychic Life, 188 (Butler 1997). 40. Helene Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa, translated by Keith Cohen and Paula Cohen. Signs, . (1976): 878 (Cixous 1976).

Charts new trends in gender studies through a compelling analysis of Igbo society.

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