Male Daughters, Female Husbands by Ifi Amadiume

"Male Daughters, Female Husbands" is an anthropological exploration of gender roles and power dynamics within the Igbo society of Nigeria. The book challenges traditional Western notions of gender and sexuality, focusing on the concept of "female husbands" - women who assume the roles and responsibilities typically associated with men. Through extensive research and personal narratives, the author examines the historical and cultural context of these gender roles, shedding light on the complex intersections of gender, power, and identity in Igbo society.

The 5098th greatest book of all time


Published
1987
Nationality
Nigerian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
233
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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