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Pentecostal Christian Women in South Africa: Constructions of Femininity in Alexandra Township

Tumi Mampane
Pentecostal Christian Women in South Africa: Constructions of Femininity in Alexandra Township
ISBN: 978-0-7969-2639-5
$45.00
Forthcoming March 2023/250 pages
Distributed for HSRC Press

DESCRIPTION

Drawing on her own experiences, Tumi Mampane provides deep insights into the daily lives of women in a South African Pentecostal community. Equally, she relates those insights to Black/African feminist and womanist theory. Her autoethnographic study exposes the complexities and contestations that exist not only in Charismatic discourses, but also in the relationships that the community's women have with one another.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tumi Mampane lectures in the Department of Communication Science at the University of the Free State. She is also affiliated with the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Johannesburg.

CONTENTS

  • Constructing Femininities: Becoming Women.
  • Contested Pentecostalisms: A Review.
  • Between the Feminized Other and Black Women's Power.
  • This Field I Call Home.
  • Constructions of Femininity.
  • A Question of Difference.