Veiling in Africa

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Full title: Veiling in Africa / edited by Elisha P. Renne.
Other authors: Renne, Elisha P.
Format: Book           


Table of 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.