Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan

Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan

Politics and the Body in A Squatter Settlement

eBook - 2009
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Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country. Sudanese-born anthropologist Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf delivers a rich ethnography of this squatter settlement based on personal interviews with displaced women and careful observation of the various strategies they adopt to reconstruct their lives and.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780226002019
0226002012
9786612239342
6612239344
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 183 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations

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