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By Rudolf Pell Gaudio

A wealthy and engrossing account of 'sexual outlaws' within the Hausa-speaking area of northern Nigeria, the place Islamic legislation calls for strict separation of the sexes and various principles of habit for ladies and males in nearly each aspect 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 world
  • Engagingly written, combining cutting edge, ethnographic narrative with analyses of sociolinguistic transcripts, ancient texts, and well known media, together with video, movie, newspapers, and song-poetry
  • Analyzes the social stories and expressive tradition of ‘yan daudu (feminine males in Nigerian Hausaland) relating 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"

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