New PDF release: Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City

By Rudolf Pell Gaudio

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 diverse ideas of habit for ladies and males in nearly each side of lifestyles.

  • The first ethnographic learn of sexual minorities in Africa, and certainly one of only a few works on sexual minorities within the Islamic world
  • Engagingly written, combining cutting edge, ethnographic narrative with analyses of sociolinguistic transcripts, historic texts, and well known media, together with video, movie, newspapers, and song-poetry
  • Analyzes the social reports and expressive tradition of ‘yan daudu (feminine males in Nigerian Hausaland) on the subject of 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 classification of "Outstanding Monograph"

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