Recent Member Publications

Jolaosho, Omotayo, 2018. “Awkward Activisms: Gender and Embodied Mobilization in a Post-Apartheid South African Social Movement.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 43(2): 425-448.

Jolaosho, Omotayo, 2018. “How Movements Like #MeToo Can Address Marginalization, Isolation, and Alienation Among Activists: Bringing Our Bodies Back In." Online Essay in Research Matters, Social Science Research Council.

Darko Opoku and Eve Sandberg, eds. Challenges to African Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.

 

Kelly, Jill. To Swim with Crocodiles: Land, Violence, and Belonging in South Africa, 1800-1996. Michigan State University Press and University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2018.​

Grillo, Laura S. An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa. Duke University Press, 2018.​

Sheldon, Kathleen. African Women: Early History to the 21st Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Sheldon, Kathleen. “From Frenzied Mobs to Savvy Businesswomen: Researching the History of Market Women in Africa.” In Changing Horizons of African History, ed. Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee and Edward A. Alpers, 241-65. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2017.

Achebe, Nwando. “‘Homos Are Not Safe in Nigeria’: Yarl’s Wood, Justice and Immigration for LGBTI Nigerians.” In Changing Horizons of African History, ed. Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee and Edward A. Alpers, 267-96. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2017.

Anyidoho, Nana Akua and Akosua Adomako Ampofo. 2015. “’How Can I Come to Work on Saturday When I Have a Family?’:  Ghanaian Women and Bank Work in a Neo-Liberal Era.”  In Transatlantic Feminisms: Women and Gender Studies in Africa and the Diaspora edited by Cheryl Rodriguez, Dzodzi Tsikata and Akosua Adomako Ampofo. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Manuh, Takyiwaa and Nana Akua Anyidoho. 2015. “To Beijing and Back: Reflections on the Influence of the Beijing Conference on Popular Notions of Women’s Empowerment in Ghana.” IDS Bulletin, 46(4): 19-27.

Iris Berger, Women in Twentieth-Century Africa, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. http://www.cambridge.org/9780521741217

 

 

Emily Bridger, 2015. “From ‘Mother of the Nation’ to ‘Lady Macbeth’: Winnie Mandela and Perceptions of Female Violence in South Africa, 1985-91, Gender & History 27(2): 446-464.

Emily Bridger, 2015. “Functions and Failures of Transnational Activism: Discourses of Children’s Resistance and Repression in Global Anti-Apartheid Networks,” Journal of World History 26(4):865-887.

Katherine Bruce-Lockhart, 2014. “‘Unsound’ minds and broken bodies: the detention of ‘hardcore’ Mau Mau women at Kamiti and Gitamayu Detention Camps in Kenya, 1954-1960,” Journal of Eastern African Studies 8(4): 590-608.

 

Emily Burrill, States of Marriage: Gender, Justice, and Rights in Colonial Mali, Ohio University Press, 2015.

 

Helen Dancer, Women, Land and Justice in Tanzania, Woodbridge: James Currey, 2015.

 

Alicia C. Decker, In Idi Amin’s Shadow: Women, Gender, and Militarism in Uganda, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2014.

 

Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington, Africanizing Democracies, 1980-Present Oxford University Press, 2014.

Corrie Decker, Mobilizing Zanzibari Women: The Struggle for Respectability and Self-Reliance in Colonial East Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

 

Abosede George, Making Modern Girls: A History of Girlhood, Labor, and Social Development in Colonial Lagos, Ohio University Press, 2014.

 

Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Conjugal Rights: Marriage, Sexuality, and Urban Life in Colonial Libreville, Gabon, Ohio University Press, 2014.

 

Hilary Jones, The Métis of Senegal: Urban Life and Politics in French West Africa, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013

 

Hilary Jones, “Fugitive Slaves and Christian Evangelism in French West Africa: A Protestant Mission in Late Nineteenth Century Senegal,” Slavery and Abolition (2016), online, print edition forthcoming, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0144039X.2016.1193972

 

Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, 2015 “‘Go back and tell them who the real men are!’ Gendering our understanding of Kibera’s Post-election violence,” 9(1) 2015: 12-24  Available at: http://www.ijcv.org/index.php/ijcv/article/viewFile/480/pdf 

 

Elisabeth McMahon, Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa: From Honor to Respectability, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

 

Yewande Omotoso, The Woman Next Door, Chatto and Windus, 2016.

 

Donna A. Patterson, Pharmacy in Senegal: Gender, Healing, and Entrepreneurship, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015.

 

Donna A. Patterson, 2015. “Le virus Ebola: un révélateur d’inégalités biomédicales et une intervention internationale hétérogène,” Anthropologie & Santé, URL: http://anthropologiesante.revues.org/1914.

 

Jeanne Marie Penvenne, Women, Migration & the Cashew Economy in Southern Mozambique, 1945-1975. Woodbridge, Suffolk: James Currey, 2015.

 

Carina E. Ray, Crossing the Color Line: Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015.

 

Kathleen Sheldon, Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2nd edition. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.

 

Kathleen Sheldon and Judith Van Allen, 2015-2016. Guest Editors, Forum on Women and Gender in Africa, African Studies Review 58(3), December 2015 (Part One) & 59(1), April 2016 (Part Two).

 

Judith Van Allen, 2015. “What are Women’s Rights Good For: Contesting and Negotiating Gender Cultures in Southern Africa,” African Studies Review 58(3): 97-128.

 

Katherine Ann Wiley, 2016. “Making People Bigger: Wedding Exchange and the Creation of Social Value in Rural Mauritania.” Africa Today 62 (3): 49-69.

 

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