Spatial Literacy: Contemporary Asante Women's Place-Making (Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora) By E. Amoo-Adare Cover Image

Spatial Literacy: Contemporary Asante Women's Place-Making (Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora) (Paperback)

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Description


This book makes the case for an urgent praxis of critical spatial literacy for African women. It provides a critical analysis of how Asante women negotiate and understand the politics of contemporary space in Accra and beyond and the effect it has on their lives, demonstrating how they critically 'read that world.'

About the Author


Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare is a research specialist at Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), a non-profit organization affiliated with the Qatar Foundation. She has a PhD in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and is a RIBA part II qualified architect, with over 26 years of experience working within the fields of education, international development, and social housing in countries like Afghanistan, Georgia, Ghana, Qatar, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137575951
ISBN-10: 1137575956
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 6th, 2013
Pages: 173
Language: English
Series: Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora