Gender, Identity, And Performance

by Mwenda Ntarangwi
Gender, Identity, And Performance

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Juxtaposing cultural norms with everyday practices, Ntarangwi explores how gender and identity are practiced, constructed, mobilised and contested through popular musical expressions known as Taarah. By examining masculinity and femininity within these expressions, Ntarangwi raises questions of critical importance to the study of gender, positing ultimately that gender can be used to reshape conceptual categories and intellectual theories of everyday experiences.
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Juxtaposing cultural norms with everyday practices, Ntarangwi explores how gender and identity are practiced, constructed, mobilised and contested through popular musical expressions known as Taarah. By examining masculinity and femininity within these expressions, Ntarangwi raises questions of critical importance to the study of gender, positing ultimately that gender can be used to reshape conceptual categories and intellectual theories of everyday experiences.

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