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The Resource The politics of passion : women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora, Gloria Wekker

The politics of passion : women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora, Gloria Wekker

Label
The politics of passion : women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora
Title
The politics of passion
Title remainder
women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora
Statement of responsibility
Gloria Wekker
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gloria Wekker analyzes the phenomenon of mati work, an old practice among Afro-Surinamese working-class women in which marriage is rejected in favor of male and female sexual partners. Wekker vividly describes the lives of these women, who prefer to create alternative families of kin, lovers, and children, and gives a fascinating account of women's sexuality that is not limited to either heterosexuality or same-sex sexuality. She offers new perspectives on the lives of Caribbean women, transnational gay and lesbian movements, and an Afro-Surinamese tradition that challenges con
Member of
Cataloging source
IOD
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Wekker, Gloria
Dewey number
306.76/5089960883
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ29
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Wekker, Gloria
Series statement
Between men--between women
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  • Women
  • Women
  • Sex customs
  • Lesbianism
  • Creoles
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SELF-HELP
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Creoles
  • Lesbianism
  • Sex customs
  • Women
  • Women
  • Suriname
  • Frau
  • Lesbe
  • Sexualverhalten
  • Kreolen
  • Paramaribo
  • Surinam
  • Sexualität
  • Frau
  • Kreolen
Label
The politics of passion : women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora, Gloria Wekker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revision of the author's thesis published in 1994 under title: Ik ben een gouden munt, ik ga door vele handen, maar ik verlies mijn waarde niet
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The Mati work
  • 6.
  • Sexuality on the move
  • 1.
  • No Tide, no Tamara/not today, not tomorrow : Misi Juliette Cummings's life history
  • 2.
  • Suriname, sweet Suriname : a political economy of gendered and racialized inequality
  • 3.
  • Winti, an Afro-Surinamese religion and the multiplicitous self
  • 4.
  • Kon Sidon na Mi Tapu ... /then he comes and sits down on top of me ... relationships between women and men
Control code
232160283
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231506014
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9780231131629
  • 9780231131636
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129v1f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232160283
Label
The politics of passion : women's sexual culture in the Afro-Surinamese diaspora, Gloria Wekker
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revision of the author's thesis published in 1994 under title: Ik ben een gouden munt, ik ga door vele handen, maar ik verlies mijn waarde niet
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The Mati work
  • 6.
  • Sexuality on the move
  • 1.
  • No Tide, no Tamara/not today, not tomorrow : Misi Juliette Cummings's life history
  • 2.
  • Suriname, sweet Suriname : a political economy of gendered and racialized inequality
  • 3.
  • Winti, an Afro-Surinamese religion and the multiplicitous self
  • 4.
  • Kon Sidon na Mi Tapu ... /then he comes and sits down on top of me ... relationships between women and men
Control code
232160283
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231506014
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9780231131629
  • 9780231131636
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129v1f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232160283

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