African Masculinities: An Introduction

  • Robert Morrell
  • Lahoucine Ouzgane


It is a curiosity that with the burgeoning of work on gender in Africa, and particularly the work on women, the subject of masculinities in Africa remains neglected.1 There are two contributions that Afircan Masculinities: Men in Africa from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present seeks to make: the first is to address the subject of masculinities in Africa; the second is to apply the concepts of critical men’s studies to the analysis of masculinities on the continent.


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