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Veiling in Africa [electronic resource] /

edited by Elisha P. Renne.

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Names: Renne, Elisha P.
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.
Series: African expressive cultures.
Topics: 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.
Genres: Electronic books.
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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.

Table of Contents for: Veiling in Africa