Chapter 15. Man Marries Man in Nigeria?

  1. Ellen Lewin professor2 and
  2. William L. Leap professor3
  1. Rudolf P. Gaudio

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch15

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

How to Cite

Gaudio, R. P. (2009) Man Marries Man in Nigeria?, in Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World (eds E. Lewin and W. L. Leap), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Iowa, USA

  2. 3

    American University, USA

Author Information

  1. Purchase College, State University of New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191029

Online ISBN: 9781444310689

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Keywords:

  • man marries man in Nigeria;
  • English-speaking scholars and journalists, translating Man daudu as “transvestite” or “homosexual,” or “pimp”;
  • Michel Foucault, coining “incitement to discourse”;
  • neoliberal globalization;
  • Presidents Moi and Mugabe, using homophobic rhetoric

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lost and Found in Translation: Masu Harka and Homos

  • Gay-rights Talk in National, Regional, and Global Perspective

  • Acknowledgments

  • References