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Author Willemse, Karin, 1962-

Title One foot in Heaven [electronic resource] : narratives on gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan / by Karin Willemse.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxii, 547 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps.
Series Woman and gender, the Middle East and the Islamic world, 1570-7628 ; v. 5
Women and gender, the Middle East and the Islamic world ; v. 5.
Note Includes fold-out maps.
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universiteit Leiden, 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [497]-520) and index.
Contents Foreigners, females and discourses on Islam -- The setting : relations of ruling in Kebkabiya -- Hajja's week : narrating her life in times of change -- Umm Khalthoum's narrative of her life -- Spaces and silences : comparing biographic narratives -- In the border zone : the predicament of the next generation -- The burden of boundaries : masculinities, femininities and the moral discourse -- Boundaries con/text analysed : gender identities and resistance.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Muslim women -- Sudan -- Darfur -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- Government policy -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Sex role -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Islam and culture -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Islamic law -- Sudan -- Darfur.
Darfur (Sudan) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004150119 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9004150110 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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