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Publications

Monograph

Forthcoming, 2020. Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture. Champaign: University of Illinois Press.

Edited Volumes

2019. African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics. Bristol: Intellect Books. [Second editor, with Mehita Iqani].

 

Journal Issues

2016. Feminist Africa 21, The Politics of Fashion and Beauty in Africa.

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

2015. “For Western Girls Only? Postfeminism as Transnational Culture.” Feminist Media Studies 15(6): 960-975.

2015. “‘Hey, You Stylized Woman There!’: An Uncomfortable Reflexive Account of Performative Practices in the Field.” Qualitative Inquiry 21(5): 436-444.

2013. “‘Rape Is a Huge Issue in this Country’: Discursive Constructions of the Rape Crisis in South Africa.” Feminism and Psychology 23(4): 517-535.

2007. “‘We Live in Fear, We Feel So Unsafe’: The Imagination and Fear of Rape in South Africa.” Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity 74: 89-99.

2007. “Defending Feminism in Africa.” Postamble (Graduate Student Journal) 3: 41-47.

 

Other Journal Articles

2016. “Editorial: The Politics of Fashion and Beauty in Africa.” Feminist Africa 21:1-6.

2016. “Standpoint: The Weave as an ‘Unhappy’ Technology of Black Femininity.” Feminist Africa 21: 63-69.

2016. Book Review: Consumption, Media and the Global South: Aspiration Contested, by Mehita Iqani, 2016. Celebrity Studies 7(4): 600-601.

2014. Review: Daughters of the Niger Delta. Feminist Africa 19: 121-124.

2007. “Medicine and Activism: Institutionalising Medical Care and Compassion for Rape Survivors.” Feminist Africa 8: 111-116.

 

Book Chapters

Forthcoming. “African Feminisms.” In Yacob-Haliso, O. and Falola. T., eds. The Palgrave Handbook of African Women’s Studies. London: Palgrave McMillan.

2019. “The Playful and Privileged Africanicity of Luxury @AlaraLagos.” In Iqani, M. and Dosekun, S., eds. African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics. Bristol: Intellect Books, 93-106.

2019. “Introduction: The Politics and Aesthetics of Luxury in Africa.” In Iqani, M. and Dosekun, S., eds. African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics. Bristol: Intellect Books, 1-16 [First author, with Mehita Iqani].

2019. “Luminance and the Moralization of Black Women’s Luxury Consumption in South Africa.” In Iqani, M. and Dosekun, S., eds. African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics. Bristol: Intellect Books, 125-138. [Second author, with Ndapwa Alweendo].

2017. “The Risky Business of Postfeminist Beauty.” In Elias, A., Gill, R. and Scharff, C. eds. Aesthetic Labour: Rethinking Beauty Politics in Neoliberalism. Basingstoke: Palgrave McMillan, 167-181.

 

Encyclopaedia Entries

2016. “Performativity.” In Ritzer, G. ed. Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition.