The Dance of Politics: Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi (African Soundscapes)

The Dance of Politics: Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi (African Soundscapes)

By: Lisa Gilman (author)Paperback

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How gender and class intersect in Malawi through women

About Author

Lisa Gilman is Assistant Professor in the English Department and Folklore Program at the University of Oregon.

Contents

Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: Gender, Power, and Performance 2. Dance and Nationalism in the Independence Movement 3. Dance and Social Control During Banda's Presidency 4. Dance, the Transition to Multipartyism, and Patronage 5. Power and Performance in Political Rallies 6. Why Do Women Dance? 7. Gendering Democracy 8. Gender at the Intersection of Politics, Democratization, and Tradition Appendix A: Brief Timeline of Malawi's Recent Po liti cal History Appendix B: People Interviewed Appendix C: Political Functions Attended and Referenced Appendix D: Associated Multimedia Websites References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592139866
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9781592139866
  • ISBN10: 1592139868

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