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Title:The feminist-womanist dialectics: a critical source book: a festschrift in honour of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo
Editors:Akorede, Y.O.O.
Asiyanbola, A.A.
Year:2010
Pages:373
Language:English
City of publisher:Porto-Novo
Publisher:Editons Sonou D'Afrique
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:women's rights
gender roles
gender inequality
literature
feminism
festschrifts (form)
About person:Theodora Akachi EzeigboISNI
Abstract:This collective volume in honour of writer and professor of English Theodora Akachi Ezeigbo brings together papers on a variety of issues concerning the position and role of women in Nigerian society and the ways women are represented in literature and home videos. Contributions: 1. Women writers in contemporary Nigerian literature: the relevance of Akachi Adimora-EzeÓgbo (Ezeaku Afamefuna Chizoba); 2. Africana womanism: the Nigerian woman and cross cultural justification (Benjamin E. Nwaneri); 3. Literature as a tool for combating persistent girl trafficking in Nigeria (Mobolanle Ebunoluwo Sotunsa); 4. Women as cogs in the wheel of feminism (Solomon lguanre and Gbenga Windapo); 5. Graphological aesthetics of a womanist novelist: a stylistic exploration of Akachi's 'The children of Eagle' (Emmanuel Jolaolu Adegbenro); 6. Luis Bernado Honwana's 'Nos matamaos o cao -tinhoso': a study of the depiction of women in post-colonial texts (Ebenezer Adedeji Omoteso); Akachi Adimora -Ezeigbo on the literature of the Nigerian civil war: an analysis (B. Steiner lfekwe); 8. Ending impunity for cultural violence and religious discrimination against women (Temidayo Onojobi); 9. Male-chauvinism and feminist disgust in Nigeria: creative writing and women rights summits as catalysts (Funmi E. Oniemayin); 10. A sociological discourse of the effects of industrialization on the family as a social unit (Taiwo Olabode Kolawole and M.B. Abubakar); 11. Emphasizing the nexus between gender sensitive budgeting and poverty reduction in Nigeria (Campbell Omolora); 12. Gender implication on clothing maintenance in the contempary social reality (A.O. Olugbomigbe); 13. Digital empowerment of women through information and communication technology (ICT) (N.J. Olawuyi, et al.); 14. Eziegbo's vision of education as an empowerment tool for women: a study of 'Children of the eagle' (Joy O. Odewumi); 15. Audience's perception of women's role in selected contemporary Nigerian home video's (Praise C. Daniel-Inim); 16. Women and crime: an analysis of 'Yeye Oge', a Yoruba home video (Tolulope Odunayo Oyewole and Kehinde Christopher Oladokun); 17. World religion and women's rights in Nigeria: a fundamental issue (Benjamin E. Nwaneri); 18. A theological and religious critique of the personhood of a woman in a patriarchal context (David O. Alabi); 19. A comparative study of the rights of women in Islam and the human rights tenents on feminism (Mustapha M. A. Agbabiaka); 20. A geographical analysis of migrant women in the informal sector (Olaleye Seun); 21. Literary criticisms and scholarship: the role of African critics (Stephen Eyeh); 22. A voice from the veil of visibility: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo as a writer and scholar (Stanley Adelodun Oriola). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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