New PDF release: Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City

New PDF release: Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City

By Rudolf Pell Gaudio

ISBN-10: 1405152516

ISBN-13: 9781405152518

ISBN-10: 1405152524

ISBN-13: 9781405152525

A wealthy and engrossing account of 'sexual outlaws' within the Hausa-speaking quarter of northern Nigeria, the place Islamic legislation calls for strict separation of the sexes and various principles of habit for ladies and males in nearly each side of lifestyles.

  • The first ethnographic examine of sexual minorities in Africa, and considered one of only a few works on sexual minorities within the Islamic world
  • Engagingly written, combining leading edge, ethnographic narrative with analyses of sociolinguistic transcripts, old texts, and well known media, together with video, movie, newspapers, and song-poetry
  • Analyzes the social studies and expressive tradition of ‘yan daudu (feminine males in Nigerian Hausaland) relating to neighborhood, nationwide, and worldwide debates over gender and sexuality on the flip of the twenty-first century
  • Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize within the type of "Outstanding Monograph"

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