Download PDF by Rudolf Pell Gaudio: Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City

By Rudolf Pell Gaudio

ISBN-10: 1405152516

ISBN-13: 9781405152518

ISBN-10: 1444310534

ISBN-13: 9781444310535

A wealthy and engrossing account of 'sexual outlaws' within the Hausa-speaking sector of northern Nigeria, the place Islamic legislations calls for strict separation of the sexes and varied principles of habit for ladies and males in nearly each part of lifestyles.

  • The first ethnographic examine of sexual minorities in Africa, and one in all only a few works on sexual minorities within the Islamic international
  • Engagingly written, combining leading edge, ethnographic narrative with analyses of sociolinguistic transcripts, old texts, and renowned media, together with video, movie, newspapers, and song-poetry
  • Analyzes the social stories and expressive tradition of ‘yan daudu (feminine males in Nigerian Hausaland) when it comes to neighborhood, nationwide, and worldwide debates over gender and sexuality on the flip of the twenty-first century
  • Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize within the class of "Outstanding Monograph"

Content:
Chapter 1 Introducing ‘Yan Daudu (pages 1–28):
Chapter 2 humans of the Bariki (pages 29–60):
Chapter three Out within the Open (pages 61–88):
Chapter four Women's speak, Men's secrets and techniques (pages 89–116):
Chapter five twiddling with religion (pages 117–142):
Chapter 6 males on movie (pages 143–174):
Chapter 7 misplaced and located in Translation (pages 175–195):

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Qxd 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 10/02/2009 11:25 Page 27 Belt – where the majority of residents were (and in many cases still are) neither Muslim nor native speakers of Hausa. I use the phrase “Islamic reformist” to refer to social movements that seek to bring Muslims’ social practices into conformity with the norms that prevailed in the earliest Muslim community during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad. To the extent that such movements advocate or engage in political action, I call them ‘Islamist’ (Soares 2005; Kane 2003; Umar 1993).

On the few occasions when I was present for a raid, the police ignored me. One night I accompanied Hajiya Asabe and a group of his friends to the police station, where another friend of theirs was being detained. As we waited around for the ‘fine’ to be processed, I was struck by how calm and ordinary the scene appeared. qxd 10/02/2009 11:25 Page 31 shoppers bargained with vendors at the nearby Sabon Gari market. Afterwards, when Hajiya Asabe’s friend had been released and we were walking him home, I heard numerous curses and complaints about the police, but these too sounded routine.

Leap and Lewin (1996); Kulick and Willson (1995). Abdullahi (1984). Yusuf (1974). Cf. White (1990), Stoler (1995), Ferguson (1999). Callaway (1987), Coles and Mack (1991); Hutson (1999, 2001); Werthmann (1997, 2000); Cooper (1997); Nast (2005). qxd 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 10/02/2009 11:25 Page 28 38 39 Pittin (1983, 2003); Cooper (1995); Masquelier (1995). Besmer (1983); Masquelier (2001); O’Brien (2007); Krings (1999). Casey (1998); Watts (1999); O’Brien (2007). Last (1991); Casey (2008). Whitsitt (1998); Larkin (2002b; 2008); Adamu (2006); Furniss (2003).

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