Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

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Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. "Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan" examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country. Sudanese-born anthropologist Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf delivers a rich ethnography of this squatter settlement based on personal interviews with displaced women and careful observation of ...

Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226002002

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Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226001999

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