Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality in Africa : Collective Stories of Trauma and Transition.

By: van Schalkwyk, SamanthaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319978253Subject(s): Women-Sexual behavior | Post-apartheid era-South AfricaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality in Africa : Collective Stories of Trauma and TransitionDDC classification: 305.42096 LOC classification: BF1-990Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality: Introduction -- Introduction -- Exploring Collective Narratives of Female Sexuality -- A Collective Methodology for Studying Oppression and Agency -- Theories of the Self: The Language of Agency -- Researcher Positionality -- Chapter Summaries -- References -- Chapter 2: Patriarchal Oppression of Female Sexuality in Africa: Textures of Violence and Theorising Agency -- Patriarchal Oppression of Female Sexuality in Africa -- Researching Women's Agency -- Theorising Women's Agency: Identity, Multiplicity And Creative Discursive Work -- Multiple Meanings of Women's Agency -- Feminist Poststructuralism: Multiplicities of Identity and Power -- Social Remembering Approaches: Landscapes of Memory -- The Concept of Agency Utilised in This Book -- References -- Chapter 3: Collective Biography: A New Chapter for Exploring Agency in the South African Context -- Conceptualisations of Knowing: How Do We Know and Through What Means Can We Know? -- Feminist Methodologies: Power, Plurality, and Context -- Representation -- Knowing Through Reflexive Self-Examination -- Revisiting the Data -- Documenting Collective Voices of Trauma and Transition -- Participants -- Data Gathering Aims -- Transformation Through Dialogue: The Collective Biography Methodology -- Two-Phase Data Gathering Approach: Workshops and Group Discussions -- Analysing Collective Voices -- References -- Chapter 4: Mubobobo: Memories of the Past, Metaphors for the Current Self -- The 'Unspeakable': Normalised Violence and Silence in South Africa -- Mubobobo Rape -- Making Meaning of Rape from a Distance -- Collectively Narrating Mubobobo: Voices of Shona Women from Zimbabwe -- Female Sexuality: Collective Expressions of Vulnerability, Trouble, and Desire.
'You Would Never Imagine Touching Them': Re-creating Selves Through Images of Mubobobo Perpetrators -- References -- Chapter 5: Crossing Borders in Africa: Collectively Narrating the 'Foreigner' Within -- 'It Was Another Chapter of My Life': Encounters at the Border Posts Through a Social Remembering Lens -- Narratives of Transition, Powerlessness, and Place -- 'You Are Desperate, and You Want to Cross': Narrating the Desperate Self in Transit -- 'I Just Became Another Person': Narrating a Damaged Self in Transit -- The Psychological Function of Collective Memories of Transit -- References -- Chapter 6: Psycho-Social Borders and Imagining the South African Female 'Other' -- Collectively Constructing the Sexual Character of the South African Female 'Other' -- 'Put Some Eggs Where They Can See, They Will Volunteer to Spend the Night' -- 'To Them Sex Is a Need, That Is Obvious': Narrating Socio-Cultural Worlds -- Resisting the Oppression of Female Sexuality: Narratively Weaving Positive Social Selves -- References -- Chapter 7: Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality in Africa: Concluding Thoughts -- The Oppression of Female Sexuality: A New Language of Trauma and Transition -- Transforming Selves: Possibilities for Agency in the South African Context -- Theoretical Insights -- Methodological Insights -- Practical Insights -- Suggestions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.
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Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality: Introduction -- Introduction -- Exploring Collective Narratives of Female Sexuality -- A Collective Methodology for Studying Oppression and Agency -- Theories of the Self: The Language of Agency -- Researcher Positionality -- Chapter Summaries -- References -- Chapter 2: Patriarchal Oppression of Female Sexuality in Africa: Textures of Violence and Theorising Agency -- Patriarchal Oppression of Female Sexuality in Africa -- Researching Women's Agency -- Theorising Women's Agency: Identity, Multiplicity And Creative Discursive Work -- Multiple Meanings of Women's Agency -- Feminist Poststructuralism: Multiplicities of Identity and Power -- Social Remembering Approaches: Landscapes of Memory -- The Concept of Agency Utilised in This Book -- References -- Chapter 3: Collective Biography: A New Chapter for Exploring Agency in the South African Context -- Conceptualisations of Knowing: How Do We Know and Through What Means Can We Know? -- Feminist Methodologies: Power, Plurality, and Context -- Representation -- Knowing Through Reflexive Self-Examination -- Revisiting the Data -- Documenting Collective Voices of Trauma and Transition -- Participants -- Data Gathering Aims -- Transformation Through Dialogue: The Collective Biography Methodology -- Two-Phase Data Gathering Approach: Workshops and Group Discussions -- Analysing Collective Voices -- References -- Chapter 4: Mubobobo: Memories of the Past, Metaphors for the Current Self -- The 'Unspeakable': Normalised Violence and Silence in South Africa -- Mubobobo Rape -- Making Meaning of Rape from a Distance -- Collectively Narrating Mubobobo: Voices of Shona Women from Zimbabwe -- Female Sexuality: Collective Expressions of Vulnerability, Trouble, and Desire.

'You Would Never Imagine Touching Them': Re-creating Selves Through Images of Mubobobo Perpetrators -- References -- Chapter 5: Crossing Borders in Africa: Collectively Narrating the 'Foreigner' Within -- 'It Was Another Chapter of My Life': Encounters at the Border Posts Through a Social Remembering Lens -- Narratives of Transition, Powerlessness, and Place -- 'You Are Desperate, and You Want to Cross': Narrating the Desperate Self in Transit -- 'I Just Became Another Person': Narrating a Damaged Self in Transit -- The Psychological Function of Collective Memories of Transit -- References -- Chapter 6: Psycho-Social Borders and Imagining the South African Female 'Other' -- Collectively Constructing the Sexual Character of the South African Female 'Other' -- 'Put Some Eggs Where They Can See, They Will Volunteer to Spend the Night' -- 'To Them Sex Is a Need, That Is Obvious': Narrating Socio-Cultural Worlds -- Resisting the Oppression of Female Sexuality: Narratively Weaving Positive Social Selves -- References -- Chapter 7: Narrative Landscapes of Female Sexuality in Africa: Concluding Thoughts -- The Oppression of Female Sexuality: A New Language of Trauma and Transition -- Transforming Selves: Possibilities for Agency in the South African Context -- Theoretical Insights -- Methodological Insights -- Practical Insights -- Suggestions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.

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