By Meredeth Turshen (eds.)
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Black working class and rural women across the region have been most affected by the reinvention and persistence of exceptionalism as an ideological prop for continuing white and ruling class privilege. Reinventing Exceptionalism in the Moment of South African Independence Interestingly, a decade and a half later, the new South Africa, which had insisted on presenting itself rhetorically and otherwise as the exception to the inevitable malaise associated with black rule (Lazarus 2004) across the region and continent, has in fact arrived at the crisis of neocolonialism even sooner than the countries that acquired independence prior to 1994.
Notes 1. Canadian Journal of African Studies Vol. 6, No. 2, 1972, Special issue: The roles of African women: past, present and future; African Studies Review Vol. 18, No. 3, December 1975, Women in Africa; Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1981, African women in the development process; ROAPE Numbers 27/28, Jan. 1983, Women, oppression and liberation; Journal of Southern African Studies Vol. 10, No. 1, Oct. 1983, Special issue on women in Southern Africa. 2. When the research scene at the Nordic Africa Institute was reorganized into “clusters” it soon became obvious that neither the culture research program nor the gender and sexuality program was going to have followers in the cluster setup (Mai Palmberg, personal communication 9 January 2010).
The meaning of triple oppression is complex. It does not simply represent a convergence or coalescence of three distinct types of oppression, seen as variables that can be analyzed in isolation from each other and then superimposed. Sexual subordination when one is racially subordinate is one thing. Sexual subordination when one is a wage laborer in a racist society is quite another. Western feminists argued that the consideration of gender transforms the analysis of class, that the substance of class oppression is gender specific.
African Women: A Political Ecomony by Meredeth Turshen (eds.)