Dr Amon Ashaba Mwiine
Amon Ashaba Mwiine is a Lecturer in the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University. He holds a PhD (Sociology) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He teaches Men Studies: Masculinities and Development; Gender and Sexuality and Feminist theory. His research interests are in Critical studies of men and Masculinity; ethnographic and narrative forms of qualitative research; gender and politics. Dr Mwiine holds a 2-year fellowship – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University (2019-2021), supported by Andrew W. Mellon foundation. His research project interrogates ways in which feminist activism encounters notions on men and masculinities in theory and practice.
Areas of interestGender and politics; masculinities; livelihoods
- “Men in Kitchens and the (re) configurations of masculinity in domestic spaces during Covid-19 Lockdown in Uganda”. Gender and Covid-19, July 12 2020.
- “Negotiating patriarchy? Exploring the ambiguities of the narratives on “male champions” of gender equality in Uganda Parliament”, Agenda. 33(1) (2019):108–116.
- “Promoters of Gender Equality? A Study of the Social Construction of Specific Male Parliamentarians as “Male Champions” in Uganda”. Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2018.
- “Contesting ideas, aligning incentives: The politics of Uganda’s Domestic Violence Act (2010)”, in Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South: The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, eds. S. Nazneen, S. Hickey, & S. Eleni (London & New York: Routledge, 2019):67–87.