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One foot in Heaven : narratives on gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan / by Karin Willemse.

Author/Creator:
Willemse, Karin, 1962-
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 547 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series:
Women and gender, the Middle East and the Islamic world ; v. 5.
Women and gender, the Middle East and the Islamic world
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Subjects:
Muslim women -- Sudan -- Darfur -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- Government policy -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Sex role -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Islam and culture -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Islamic law -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Darfur (Sudan) -- Social conditions.
Contents:
Foreigners, females and discourses on Islam
The setting : relations of ruling in Kebkabiya
Hajja's week : narrating her life in times of change
Umm Khalthoum's narrative of her life
Spaces and silences : comparing biographic narratives
In the border zone : the predicament of the next generation
The burden of boundaries : masculinities, femininities and the moral discourse
Boundaries con/text analysed : gender identities and resistance.
Notes:
Includes fold-out maps.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universiteit Leiden, 2001.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [497]-520) and index.
ISBN:
9789004150119 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9004150110 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
166382488