Rastafari Reasoning and the RastaWoman

Rastafari Reasoning and the RastaWoman

Number of page: 220
Author: Jeanne Christensen
Publisher: Lexington Books
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Category: Social Science

Rastafari Reasoning and the RastaWoman:Gender Constructions in the Shaping of Rastafari Livity examines the complex ways that gender and race shaped a liberation movement propelled by the Caribbean evolution of an African spiritual ethos. Jeanne Christensen proposes that Rastafari represents the most recent reworking of this spiritual ethos, referred to as African religiosity. The book contributes a new perspective to the literature on Rastafari, and through a historical lens, corrects the predominant static view of Rastafari women.In certain Rastafari manifestations, a growing livity developed by RastaMen eventually excluded women from an important ritual called

About The Author

Jeanne Christensen served as lecturer in the Department of History and the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Colorado, Boulder.