Veiling in Africa / edited by Elisha P. Renne

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Subjects: Hijab (Islamic clothing)--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Veils--Social aspects--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Muslim women--Clothing--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Muslim women--Africa, Sub-Saharan--Social conditions--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, c2013
Series: African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures
LC Classification: B, BP
Physical Description: 238 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Renne, Elisha P
Notes: LCCN: 2012049581
ISBN: 9780253008145 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 025300814X (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780253008206 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0253008204 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780253008282 (e-book)
ISBN: 025300828X (e-book)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: veiling/counter-veiling in Sub-Saharan Africa / Elisha P. Renne -- Part 1. Veiling histories and modernities -- Veiling, fashion, and social mobility: a century of change in Zanzibar / Laura Fair -- Veiling without veils: modesty and reserve in Tuareg cultural encounters / Susan J. Rasmussen -- Intertwined veiling histories in Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- Part 2. Veiling and fashion -- Religious modesty, fashionable glamour, and cultural text: veiling in Senegal / Leslie W. Rabine -- Modest bodies, stylish selves: fashioning virtue in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- "Should a good Muslim cover her face?" Pilgrimage, veiling, and fundamentalisms in Cameroon / José C. M. van Santen -- Part 3. Veiling/counter-veiling -- Invoking hijab: the power politics of spaces and employment in Nigeria / Hauwa Mahdi -- "We grew up free but here we have to cover our faces": veiling among Oromo refugees in Eastleigh, Kenya / Peri M. Klemm -- Vulnerability unveiled: Lubna's pants and humanitarian visibility on the verge of Sudan's secession / Amal Hassan Fadlalla
OCLC Number: 783167568
ISBN/ISSN: 9780253008145