Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature on Religion - Islam

Africa OverviewAngolaBenin
BotswanaBurkina FasoBurundi
CameroonCentral African RepublicChad
D.R. Congo / ZaireDjiboutiEquatorial Guinea
EritreaEthiopiaGabon
GambiaGhanaGuinea
Guinea BisseauIvory CoastKenya
LesothoLiberiaMadagascar
MalawiMaliMauritius
MozambiqueNamibiaNiger
NigeriaRwandaSenegal
Sierra LeoneSomaliaSouth Africa
South SudanSudanSwaziland / Eswatini
TanzaniaThe CongoTogo
UgandaZambiaZimbabwe

Africa Overview

Achebe, Nwando / Robertson, Claire (ed.) (2019): Holding the world together, African women in changing perspective, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison [11598]

Badran, Margot (ed.) (2011): Gender and Islam in Africa, Rights, sexuality and law, Stanford University Press, Stanford. [7800]

Bodman, Herbert / Tohidi, Nayereh (eds.) (1998): Women in Muslim societies, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder. [7801]

Callaway, Barbara / Creevey, Lucy (1984): The heritage of Islam: Women, religion and politics in West Africa, Lynne Rienner, Boulder. [7802]

Callaway, Barbara / Creevey, Lucy (1994): Islam – Women, religion and politics in West Africa, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder. [7803]

Dunbar, R.A. (2000): Muslim women in African history, in: Levtzion, N. / Pouwels, R.L: (eds.): The history of Islam in Africa, Ohio University Press, Athens. [7804]

Mahmood, Saba (2001): Feminist theory, embodiment, and the docile agent, Some reflections on the Egyptian Islamic revival, in: Cultural Anthropology, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 202-236. [7805]

Schulz, Dorothea / Janson, Marloes (2016): Introduction, Religion and masculinities in Africa, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 46, no. 2-3, pp. 201-209. [7806]

Wallace, Adryan (2015): Holistic development, Muslim women’s civil society groups in Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania, in: African Sociological Review, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 53-74. [7807]


Angola

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Benin

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Botswana

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Burkina Faso

Madone, F. / Gomez-Perez, Muriel (2016): Muslim women in Burkina Faso since the 1970s, Towards recognition as figures of religious authority? Islamic Africa, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 185-209. [7808]

Quimby, Lucy (1986): Islam, sex roles and modernization in Bobo-Dioulasso, in: Jules-Rosette, Benneta (ed.): The new religions of Africa, Ablex Publishing Corporation, Noorwood, pp. 203-218. [7809]


Burundi

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Cameroon

Regis, Helen A. (2003): Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine in Northern Cameroon Westview Press, Boulder. [7810]

van Santen, Jose (1992): Der Autonomie-Ansatz in der niederländischen Entwicklungsdiskussion, Veränderungen der Frauenökonomie bei den Mafa (Nord-Kamerun) im Zuge der Islamisierung, in: Peripherie, Nr. 47/48, pp. 172-189. [7811]

van Santen, Jose (1993): They leave their yars behind, The conversion of Mafa women to Islam, Vena Publications, Leiden. [7812]

van Santen, Jose (1995): The spread of Islam in West Africa and women, Their changing postion in a North Cameroonian Town, in: Dijk, K.V. / De Groot, A.M. (eds.). Islam and State, CNWS Publications, Leiden, pp. 179-204. [7813]

van Santen, Jose (1998): Islamisation and changes in social arrangements among the Mafa of North Cameroon, in: Risseeuw, Carla / Ganesh, Kamala (eds.): Negotiation and social space: A Gendered analysis of changing kin and security networks in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Sage Publications, London, pp. 324-345. [7814]

van Santen, Jose (1998): Islam, gender and urbanisation among the Mafa of North Cameroon, The differing commitment to “home” among Muslims and non-Muslims, in: Africa, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 403-423. [7815]


Central African Republic

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Chad

no entries to this combination of country and topic


D.R. Congo / Zaire

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Djibouti

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Equatorial Guinea

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Eritrea

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Ethiopia

Natvig, Richard (1987): Oromos, slaves, and the Zar spirits, A contribution to the history of the Zar cult, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 20, pp. 669-689. [7816]


Gabon

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Gambia

Janson, Marloes (2002): Praising as a gendered activity, in: Mande Studies, vol. 4, pp. 65-82. [7817]

Janson, Marloes (2006): ‘We are all the same, because we worship to god, The controversal case of female saints in The Gambia, in: Africa, vol. 76, no. 4, pp. 502-524. [7818]

Janson, Marloes (2007): Pleasing god and pleasing the patrons, Portrait of a female pinoo in The Gambia, in: Canadian Journal of Africa Studies, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 35-62. [7819]

Janson, Marloes (2008): Renegotiating gender: Changin moral practices in the ‘Tablighi Jama’at’ in The Gambia, in: Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 28, pp. 9-36. [7820]

Janson, Marloes / Schulz, Dorothea (eds.) (2016): Religion and masculinties in Africa, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 46, no. 2-3, pp. 121-347. [7821]

Turner, R. (1992): Gambian religious leaders teach about Islam and family planning, in: International Family Planning Perspectives, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 150-151. [7822]


Ghana

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Guinea

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Guinea Bisseau

Johnson, Michelle (2000): Becoming a Muslim, Becoming a person, Female “circumcision”, religious identity, and personhood in Guinea-Bissau, in: Shell-Duncan, Bettina / Hernlund, Ylva (eds.): Female circumcision in Africa, Culture, controversy, and change, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 215-234. [7823]


Ivory Coast

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2000): Versioning womanhood and muslimhood: ‘Fashion’ and the life course in contemporary Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, in: Africa, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 442-481. [7824]

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2007): Imaniya and young muslim women in Côte d’Ivoire, in: Anthropologica, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 35-50. [7825]

LeBlance, Marie Natalie (2014): Piety, moral acency, and leadership, Dynamics around the feminization of Islamic authority in Côte d’Ivoire, in: Islamic Africa, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 167-198. [7826]

Peleikis, Anja (1999): “Ich bin ein Symbol, eine Frau bin ich!” Weibliche Identifikationsmuster in einem ‘globalisierten’ Dorf. Südlibanon und Elfenbeinküste, in: Klein-Hesseling, Ruth / Nökel, Sigrid / Werner, Karin (Hg.): Der neue Islam der Frauen, Weibliche Lebenspraxis in der globalisierten Moderne, Fallstudien aus Afrika, Asien und Europa, Transkript Verlag, Bielefeld, pp. 208-228. [7827]

Yacoob, May (1983): Ahmadiyya and urbanization, Migrant women in Abidjan, Working Paper, no. 75, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. (and published in: Levtzion, Nehemia / Fisher, Humphrey (eds.): Rural and urban Islam in West Africa, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, pp. 119-134. [7828]


Kenya

Alidou, Ousseina (2013): Muslim women in postcolonial Kenya, Leadership, representation, and social change, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [7829]

Alidou, Ousseina D. (2013): Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya, Leadership, Representation, and Social Change, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [11855]

Beck, Rose-Marie / Schmidt, Elenore (1993): Leso, Spiegel islamischer Frauenkultur in Mombasa, in: Forkl, Hermann (Hg.): Die Gärten des Islam, Edition Mayer, Stuttgart, pp. 315-316. [7830]

Brown, Beverly (1993): Islamic laws, Qadhi's courts and Muslim women's legal status: The case of Kenya, in: Journal of the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 14. [7831]

Caplan, Patricia (1984): Cognatic descent, Islamic law and women’s property on the East African coast, in: Hirshon, René (eds.): Women and property, women as property, London, pp. 23-43. [7832]

Curtin, Patricia Romero (1984): Weddings in Lamu, Kenya, An example of social and economic change, in: Cahiers d’ Etudes Africaines, 94, 24, pp. 131-145. [7833]

Fuglesang, Minou (1994): Veils and videos, Female youth culture on the Kenyan coast, Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology, Stockholm. [7834]

Giles, I. (1987): Posession cults of the Swahili Coast, a re-examination of theories of marginality, in: Africa, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 234-258. [7835]

Gomm, R. (1975): Bargaining from weakness, Spirit possession on the South Kenya Coast, in: Man, 10, pp. 530-543. [7836]

Hirsch, Susan (1998): Pronouncing and perserving, Gender and the discourses of disputing in an African Islamic court, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. [7837]

Strobel, Margaret (1975): Women’s wedding celebrations in Mombasa, Kenya, in: African Studies Review, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 35-45. [7838]

Strobel, Margaret (1976): From Lelemama to lobbying: Women’s associations in Mombasa, in: Hafkin, Nancy / Bay, Edna (eds.): Women in Africa, Studies in Social and Economic Change, Stanford. [7839]

Strobel, Margaret (1979): Muslim women in Mombasa, 1890-1975, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn. [7840]

Swartz, Marc (1982): The isolation of men and the happiness of women, Sources and uses of power in Swahili marital relations, in: Journal of Anthropological Research, vol. 38, pp. 26-44. [7841]


Lesotho

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Liberia

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Madagascar

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Malawi

Baumgart dos Santon, Marion (2006): Combating gender based violence through Islam, tradition and law, GTZ, Kachere Press, Blantyre. [7842]


Mali

Niezen, R.W. / Bankson, Barbro (1995): Women of the Jama'a Ansar al-Sunna: Female participation in a West African Islamic reform movement, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 403-428. [7843]

Schulz, Dorothea (2003): Political factions, Ideological fictions: The controversy over family law reform in democratic Mali, in: Islamic Law and Society, vol. 10, no.1, pp. 132-164. [7844]

Schulz, Dorothea (2005): Verkörperte Frömmigkeit, Das weibliche Gesicht der islamischen Erneuerungsbewegung in Mali, in: Peripherie, Sonderheft 1, pp. 206-224. [7845]

Schulz, Dorothea (2008): (Re)turing to proper Muslim practices, Islamic moral renewal and women’s conflicting assertions of Sunni identity in urban Mali, in: Africa Today, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 20-43. [7846]

Schulz, Dorothea (2003): Political factions, Ideological fictions: The controversy over family law reform in democratic Mali, in: Islamic Law and Society, vol. 10, no.1, pp. 132-164. [7847]

Schulz, Dorothea (2005): Verkörperte Frömmigkeit, Das weibliche Gesicht der islamischen Erneuerungsbewegung in Mali, in: Peripherie, Sonderheft 1, pp. 206-224. [7848]

Schulz, Dorothea (2011): Renewal and enlightenment, Muslim women’s biographic narratives of personal reform in Mali, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 93-123. [7849]

Schulz, Dorothea (2016): Competing assertions of Muslim masculinties in contemporary Mali, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 46, no. 2-3, pp. 219-250. [7850]

Schulz, Dorothea (2012): Dis/embodying authority, Female radio ‘preachers’ and the ambivalences of mass-mediated speech in Mali, in: International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 23-43. [7851]


Mauritius

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Mozambique

Bonate, Liazaat (2006): Matriliny, Islam and gender in Northern Mozambique, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 139-166. [7852]


Namibia

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Niger

Alidou, Hassana / Alidou, Ousseina (2008): Women, religion and discourse of legal ideology in Niger Republic, in: Africa Today, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 21-36. [7853]

Alidou, Ousseina (2005): Engaging modernity: Muslim women and the politics of agency in postcolonial Niger, University of Wisconsin Pres, Madison. [7854]

Beik, Janet (1987): Women’s roles in contemporary Hausa theatre of Niger, in: Coles, Catherine / Mack, Beverly (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 232-244. [7855]

Bergstrom, Kari (2002): Legacies of colonialism and Islam for Hausa women: An historical analysis, 1804 to 1960, Working Paper no. 276, Women in Development, Michigan State University, Michigan. [7856]

Bisilliat, Jeanne (1983): The feminine sphere in the institutions of the Songhay-Zarma, in: Oppong, Christine (ed.): Female and male in West Africa, London, pp. 99-106. [7857]

Cooper, Barbara (1997): Gender, movement, and history, Social and spatial transformations in 20th century Maradi, Niger, in: Environment and Planning, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 195-221. [7858]

Cooper, Barbara (1997): Marriage in Maradi: Gender and culture in a Hausa society in Niger, 1900-1989, James Currey Publications, Oxford. [7859]

Cooper, Barbara (2003): Anatomy of a riot, The social imaginary, single women, and religious violence in Niger, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 37, no. 2-3, pp. 467-512. [7860]

Cooper, Barbara (1998): Gender and religion in Hausaland, Variations in Islamic practice in Niger and Nigeria, in: Bodman, Herbert / Tohidi, Nayereh (eds.): Women in Muslim societies, Diversity within unity, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, pp. 21-37. [7861]

Cooper, Barbara (2001): The strength in the song, Muslim personhood, audible capital, and Hausa women’s performance of the Hajj, in: Hodgson, Dorothy (ed.): Gendered modernities, Ethnographic perspectives, Palgrave Publications, New York, pp. 79-104. [7862]

Dunbar, Roberta (1991): Islamic values, the state, and `the development of women´, The case of Niger, in: Coles, Catherine / Mack, Beverly (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 69-89. [7863]

Echard, N. (1991): The Hausa possession cult in the Ader region of Niger: Ist origins and present-day function, in: Lewis, I. / Al-Safi, A. / Hurreiz, S. (eds.): Women’s medicine: The Zar-Bori cult in Africa and beyound, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 64-80. [7864]

Echard, N. (1991): Gender relations and religion: Women in the Hausa bori cult of Ader, Niger, in: Coles, C. / Mack, B. (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [7865]

Masquelier, Adeline (1995): Consumption, prostitution and reproduction, The poetics of sweetness in Bori, in: American Ethnologist, vol. 22, pp. 883-906. [7866]

Masquelier, Adeline (1996): Mediating threads: Clothing and the texture of spirit/medium relations in Bori (Southern Niger), in: Hendickson, Hildi (ed.): Clothing and difference, Embodied identities in colonial and post-colonial Africa, Duke University Press, Durham, pp. 66-94. [7867]

Masquelier, Adeline (1999): The invention of anti-tradition, Dodo spirits in Southern Niger, in: Behrend, Heike / Luig, Ute (eds.): Spirit possession, Modernity and power in Africa, James Currey, London, pp. 34-50. [7868]

Masquelier, Adeline (2008): When spirits are veiling, The case of the veiled she-devil in a Muslim Town of Niger, in: Africa Today, vol. 54, no. 3, pp.39-64. [7869]

Masquelier, Adeline (2009): Women and Islamic revival in a West African Town, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. [7870]

Rasmussen, Susan (1990): Lack of prayer, Ritual restrictions, social experience and the anthropology of menstruation among the Tuareg, in: American Ethnologist, pp. 751-769. [7871]

Rasmussen, Susan (1991): Veiled self, transparent meanings, in: Ethnology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 101-116. [7872]

Rasmussen, Susan (1993): Creativity, conflict and power in Tuareg spirit possession, in: Anthropology and Humanism, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 21-30. [7873]

Rasmussen, Susan (1994): The `head dance', contested self, and art as a balancing act in Tuareg spirit possession, in: Africa, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 74-98. [7874]

Rasmussen, Susan (1995): Spirit possession and personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [7875]

Rasmussen, Susan (2004): `These are dirty times': Transformations of gendered space and Islamic ritual protection in Tuareg herbalists and Marabouts' Albaraka blessing powers, in: Journal of Ritual Studies, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 43-60. [7876]

Saunders, Margaret (1990): Women’s role in a Muslim Hausa town (Mirria, Republic of Niger), in: Bourgoignon, Erica (ed.): A world of women - Anthropological studies in the societies of the world, Routledge Publishers, New York, pp. 57-86. [7877]


Nigeria

Abdullah, Hussaina (1995): Wifeism and activism: the Nigerian women’s movement, in: Basu, Amrita (ed.): Women’s movement in global perspective, Boulder, Westview Press, pp. 209-225. [7879]

Abdullah, Hussaina (2002): Religious revivalism, human rights activism and the struggle for women's rights in Nigeria, in: Na'im, Abd A.A. (ed.): Cultural transformation and human rights in Africa, Zed Books, London, pp. 151-191. [7880]

Adamu, Abdalla Uba (1990): Balancing the equation: Girls, tradition and science educatino in Northern Nigeria, in: Ahfad Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 14-31. [7878]

Adamu, Fatima (1998): Gender myth about secluded women in Hausa society of Northern Nigeria, in: Kolawole, Mary (ed.): Gender perceptions and development in Africa, Arrabon Academic Publishers, Lagos. [7881]

Adamu, Fatima (1999): A double-edged sword, Challenging women’s oppression within Muslim society in Northern Nigeria, in: Gender and Development, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 56-81. [7882]

Adamu, Fatima (2004): Haushaltsstrategien, Frauen und Sharia-Gerichtshöfe in Sokoto/Nordnigeria, in: Peripherie, Nr. 95, pp. 284-305. [7883]

Adamu, Muhammad (1993): The Muslim woman and technical education in Nigeria, in: Islamic Quarterly, vol. 37, pp. 287-290. [7884]

Barkow, Jerome (1972): Hausa women and Islam, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 318-328. [7885]

Besmer, Fremont (1977): Initiation into the Bori cult: A case study in Ningi town, in: Africa, vol. 47, no. 1, pp.1-13. [7886]

Beverly, Mack (1991): Royal wives in Kano, in: Coles, Catherine / Beverly, Mack (ed.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, London, pp. 100-129. [7887]

Bivins, Mary (1997): Daura and gender in the creation of a Hausa national epic, in: African Languages and Cultures, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-28. [7888]

Bivins, Mary (2007): Telling stories, Making histories, Women, words, and Islam in nineteenth century Hausaland and the Sokoto Caliphate, Heinemann Publishers, London. [7889]

Bossaller, Anke (1994): Kwatacce- ‘Schlafende Schwangerschaft’ bei den Hausa, in: Curare, 17, pp. 171-180. [7890]

Bossaller, Anke (2005): Nigeria - Steinigungsurteile, in: Inamo, Nr. 41, pp. 27-29. [7891]

Bovin, Mette (1983): Muslim women at the peripherie, The West African Sahel, in: Utas, Bo (ed.): Women in islamic societies, Social attitudes and historical perspectives, London, Curson Press, pp. 66-99. [7892]

Boyd, Jean (1986): Conflicting interests which influence Hausa women, in: Breitinger, Eckhard / Sander, Reinhard (eds.): Language and education in Africa, African Studies Series, Bayreuth University, Bayreuth, pp. 25-46. [7893]

Boyd, Jean (1989): The caliph’s sister, Nana Asmau, 1793-1865, Teacher, poet and Islamic leader, Frank Cass, London. [7894]

Boyd, Jean (1997): We teach girls that it is wrong to carry babies on their backs! Or how inappropriate policies damaged girls' education in colonial era, in: Tsiga, Ismaila / Adamu, Abdalla (eds.): Islam and the history of learning in Katsina, Spectrum Books/African Books Cooperative, Ibadan. [7895]

Boyd, Jean / Last, Murry (1985): The role of women as „agents religieux“ in Sokoto, in: Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 283-300. [7896]

Boyd, Jean / Mack, Beverly (1996): Women's Islamic literature in Northern Nigeria, 150 years of tradition, in: Harrow, Kenneth W. (ed.): The marabout and the muse: New aspects of Islam in African literature, Heinemann, Portsmouth. [7897]

Boyd, Jean / Mack, Beverly (1997): Collected works of Nana Asmau, Daughter of Usman dan Fodio (1793-1864), University of Michigan Press, East Lansing. [7898]

Callaway, Barbara (1984): Ambigiuos consequences of the socialization and seclusion of Hausa women, in: Journal of Modern African Studies, 22, pp. 429-450. [7899]

Callaway, Barbara (1986): Education and participation of Hausa Muslim women in Nigeria, Women and International Development Working Papers no. 129, Michigan State Univerity, East Lansing. [7900]

Callaway, Barbara (1987): Muslim Hausa women in Nigeria - Tradition and change, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse / New York. [7901]

Callaway, Barbara (1987): Women and political participation in Kano City, in: Comparative Politics, vol. 19, pp. 379-393. [7902]

Callaway, Barbara (1994): Hausa socialisation, in: Brettell, Caroline / Sargent, Carolyn (eds.): Gender in cross-cultural perspective, Prentice Hall, pp.116-129 (aus: Callaway, Barbara: Muslim Hausa women in Nigeria - Tradition and change, New York, 1987, pp. 28-25.) [7903]

Callaway, Barbara / Creevey, Lucy (1984): The heritage of Islam: Women, religion and politics in West Africa, Lynne Rienner, Boulder. [7904]

Callaway, Barbara / Creevey, Lucy (1989): Women and state in Islamic West Africa, in: Charlton, Ellen et al. (eds.): Women, state and development, Suny Press, St. Albany, pp. 96-113. [7905]

Callaway, Barbara / Creevey, Lucy (1994): Islam – Women, religion and politics in West Africa, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder. [7906]

Callaway, Barbara / Schildkrout, Enid (1986): Law, education and social change, Implications of Muslim Hausa women in Nigeria, in: Iglitzin, Lynne / Ross, Ruth (eds.): Women in the world, 1975-1985, Clio Press, Oxford, pp. 181-195. [7907]

Coles, Catherine (1983): Urban Muslim women and social change in Northern Nigeria, Women and International Development Working Papers no. 19, Michigan State Univerity, East Lansing. [7908]

Coles, Catherine (1990): The older women in Hausa society, Power and authority in urban Nigeria, in: Sokolovsky, Jay (ed.): The cultural context of aging, World-wide perspectives, Bergin and Garvey Publishers, New York, pp. 57-81. [7909]

Coles, Catherine (1996): Three generations of Hausa women in Kaduna, Nigeria, 1925-1985, in: Sheldon, Kathleen (ed.): Courtyards, markets, city streets, Urban women in Africa, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 73-102. [7910]

Coles, Catherine / Mack, Beverly (eds.) (1991): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [7911]

Cooper, Barbara (1998): Gender and religion in Hausaland, Variations in Islamic practice in Niger and Nigeria, in: Bodman, Herbert / Tohidi, Nayereh (eds.): Women in Muslim societies, Diversity within unity, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, pp. 21-37. [7912]

Cooper, Barbara (2001): The strength in the song, Muslim personhood, audible capital, and Hausa women’s performance of the Hajj, in: Hodgson, Dorothy (ed.): Gendered modernities, Ethnographic perspectives, Palgrave Publications, New York, pp. 79-104. [7913]

Csapo,Marg (1981): Religious, social and economic factors hindering the education of girls in Northern Nigeria, in: Comparative Education, 17, pp. 311-319. [7914]

Dangana, Muhammad (1999): The intellectual contribution of Nana Asma'u to women's education in nineteenth-century Nigeria, in: Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 285-290. [7915]

Fisher, Humphrey (1991): Slavery and seclusion in Northern Nigeria, A further note, in: Journal of African History, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 123-135. [7916]

Hill, Polly (1969): Hidden trade among the Hausa, in: Man, 4, pp. 392-409. [7917]

Hutson, A.S. (1999): The development of women’s authority in the Kano Tijaniyya, 1894-1963, in: Africa Today, voo. 46, 3-4, pp. 43-64. [7918]

Imam, Ayesha (1991): The development of women’s seclusion in Hausaland, Northern Nigeria, in: Women Living under Muslim Law Dossier, vol. 9/10, pp. 4-18. [7919]

Imam, Ayesha (1993): Women should neither be seen nor heard? Politics, Islam and women in Kano, Northern Nigeria, in: Moghadam, Valentine (ed.): Identity politics and women, cultural reassertions and feminism in international perspective, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 123-144. [7920]

Imam, Ayesha (1994): Politics, Islam and women in Kano, Northern Nigeria, in: Moghadam, Valentine (ed.): Identity politics andwomen, Cultural reassertionis and feminism in international perspective, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 123-143. [7921]

Imam, Ayesha (1997): The dynamics of WINing: An analysis of women in Nigeria (WIN), in: Alexander, Jacqui M. / Mohnaty, Chandra Talpade (eds.): Feminist genealogies, colonial legacies, democratic futures, Routledge Publishers, New York, pp. 280-307. [7922]

Imam, Ayesha (1997): `Il wan bi President...: Gender politics and discourses of democracy in Nigeria, in: Robinson, Pearl / Newbery, Catherine / Diouf, Mamadou (eds.): Transitions in Africa, Oxford University Press, Oxford. [7923]

Imam, Ayesha (1997): Muslim women in Nigerian politics, in: Islamic Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 1. [7924]

Imam, Ayesha (2002): Of laws, religion and women’s rights, Women’s rights in Muslim laws (Sharia), Islamisation in secular Nigeria, Implications for women’s rights, Women living under Muslim Law, London. [7925]

Kleiner-Bossaller, Anke (1995): Die Stellung der Frau in der Hausagesellschaft, Ein brüchig gewordener Konsens, in: Abu-Nasr, J.M. (ed.): Muslime in Nigeria, Religion und Gesellschaft im politischen Wandel seit den 1950er Jahren, Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung, 4, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 269-284. [7927]

Kleiner-Bossaller, Anke (2005): Nigeria - Steinigungsurteile, in: Inamo, Nr. 41, pp. 27-29. [7928]

Kleiner-Bossaller, Anke / Loimeier, Roman (1995): Radical Muslim women and male politics in Nigeria, in: Reh, Mechthild / Ludwar-Ene, Gudrun (eds.): Gender and identity in Africa, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 61-70. [7929]

Kleis, Gerald / Abdullahi, Salisu (1983): Masculine power and gender ambiguity in urban Hausa society, in: African Urban Studies, vol. 16, pp. 39-53. [7930]

Krings, Matthias (1998): Geister des Feuers, Zur Imagination des Fremden im Bori-Kult der Hausa, Lit-Verlag, Münster. [7931]

Lewis, I.M. / Al-Safi, A. / Hurreiz, S. (eds.) (1991): Women’s medicine, The Zar-Bori cult in Africa and beyond, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [7926]

Mack, Beverly (1991): Royal wives of Kano, in: Coles, C. / Mack, B. (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 109-129. [7936]

Mack, Beverly (1997): Authority and influence in Kano Harem, in: Kaplan, Flora Edouwaye (ed.): Queens, Queen Mothers, Priestresses, and power, Case studies in African gender, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York, pp. 159-172. [7937]

Mack, Beverly (1983): ‘Waka daya ba ta kare nika’, one song will not finish the grinding, Hausa women’s oral literature, in: Wylie, Hal (ed.): Contemporary African literature, Three Continents Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 15-46. [7932]

Mack, Beverly (1986): Songs from silence, Hausa women’s poetry, in: Davies Boyce, Carole / Graves, Anne Adams (eds.): Ngambika, Studies of women in African literature, Africa World Press, New Jersey, pp. 181-190. [7933]

Mack, Beverly (1988): Hahjiya Ma’daki: A royal Hausa woman, in: Romero, Patricia (ed.): Life histories of African women, Ashfield Press, London, pp. 47-77. [7934]

Mack, Beverly (1990): Services and status, Slaves and concubines in Kano, Nigeria, in: Sanjek, Roger / Colen, Shellee (eds.): At work in homes, Household workers in world perspective, Publications of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, pp. 14-34. [7935]

Mack, Beverly / Boyd, Jean (2000): One women’s Jihad, Nana Asma’u, Scholar and scribe, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. [7938]

Nast, Heidi (2004): Concubines and power: Five hundred years in a Northern Nigerian palace, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis. [7939]

Ogungbile, David (2004): Religious experience and women leadership in Yoruba (Nigeria) Islam: A case study of Alhaja Sheidat Mujidat Adeoye, Founder and Leader of the Fadilullah Muslim Mission, Osogbo, Nigeria, in: Gender and Behaviour, vol. 2, pp. 117-140. [7941]

Onwuejeogwu, Michaeal (1969): The cult of the Bori spirits among the Hausa, in: Douglas, M. / Kaberry, Ph. (eds.): Man Africa, Tavistock Publications, London, pp. 279-305. [7942]

O’Brien, M. (2001): Gender, Islam and hierarchies of treatment in post-colonial Northern Nigeria, in: Interventions, International Journal of Post-Colonial Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 222-241. [7940]

Pierce, Steven (2003): Farmers and ‘prostitutes’: Twentieth-century problems of female inheritance in Kano Emirate, Nigeria, in: Journal of African History, vol. 44, pp. 463-486. [7943]

Pittin, Rene (1983): Houses of women: A focus on alternative life-styles in Katsina city, in: Oppong, Christine (ed.): Female and male in West Africa, Allan and Unwin Publications, London, pp. 291-302. [7944]

Pittin, Rene (1990): Selective education: Issues of gender, class and ideology in Northern Nigeria, in: Review of African Political Economy, no. 48, pp. 7-25. [7945]

Platte, Editha (2000): Frauen in Amt und Würden, Handlungsspielräume muslimischer Frauen im ländlichen Nordostnigeria, Brandes und Apsel Verlag, Frankfurt a.M. [7946]

Porter, Gina (1989): A note on slavery, Seclusion and agrarian change in Northern Nigeria, in: Journal of African History, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 487-491. [7947]

Renne, Elisha (2004): Gender roles and women’s status, What they mean to Hausa Muslim women in Northern Nigeria, in: Szreter, S. / Dharmalingam, A. / Sholkamy, H. (eds.): Qualitative demography, Categoreis and contexts in population studies, Oxford University Press, Oxford. [7948]

Renne, Elisha (2018): Veils, turbans, and Islamic reform in Northern Nigeria, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. [7949]

Robson, Elsbeth (2000): Wife seclusion and the special praxis of gender ideology in Nigerian Hausaland, in: Gender, Place and Culture, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 179-199. [7950]

Schildkrout, Enid (1986): Children as entrepreneurs - Case studies from Kano, Nigeria, in: Greenfield, S. / Stickon, A. (eds.): Entrepreneurs and social change, University Press of America, Lanham, pp. 195-223. [7951]

Schildkrout, Enid (1986): Widows in Hausa society, Ritual phase or social status, in: Potash, B. (eds.): Widows in African societies, Choises and constraints, Stanford, Stanford University Press, pp. 131-152. [7952]

Schildkrout, Enid (1987): Age and gender in Hausa society: Socio-economic roles of children in urban Kano, in: Fontaine, J.S. (ed.): Sex and age as priniciples of social differentiation, Routledge Publishers, London, pp. 109-137. [7953]

Schildkrout, Enid (1982): Dependency and autonomy: The economic activities of secluded Hausa women in Kano, Nigeria, in: Bay, Edna (ed.): Women and work in Africa, Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 55-82. [7954]

Schildkrout, Enid (1988): Hajiya Hussaina, Notes on the life history of a Hausa woman, in: Romero, Patricia (ed.): Life histories of African women, London, pp. 78-95. [7955]

Smith, Mary (1965): Baba of Kano: A women of the Muslim Hausa, Farber and Farber Press, New York. [7956]

Sow, Fatou (1985): Muslim families in contemporary black Africa, in: Current Anthropology, vol. 26, no.5, pp. 563-570. [7957]

Stephans, Connie (1991): Marriage in the Hausa Tatsuniya tradition, a cultural and cosmic balance, in: Coles, Catherine / Mack, Beverly (eds.): Hausa women in the twentieth century, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 221-231. [7958]

Steven Pierce (2007): Identity, performance, and secrecy, Gendered life and the modern in Northern Nigeria, in: Feminist Studies, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 539-565. [11698]

Sullivan, Joanna (2005): Exploring 'bori' as a site of myth in Hausa culture, in: Journal of African Cultural Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 271-282. [7959]

Tertsakian, Carina (2004): Nigeria: `Political shari'a'? Human rights and Islamic law in Northern Nigeria Human Rights Watch, New York. [7960]

Thomas-Emeagwali, Gloria (1994): Islam and gender: The Nigerian case, in: Fawzi El Solh, Camilla / Mabro, Judy (eds.): Muslim women’s choises, Religious belief and social reality, Berg Publishers, Oxford, pp. 73-84. [7961]

Umah, M.S. (2004): Mass Islamic education and emergence of a female ‘ulama’ in Northern Nigeria, Backgrounds, trends and consequences, in: Reese, S.S. (eds.): The transmission of learning in Islamic Africa, Brill Publishers, Leiden. [7962]

VerEecke, Catherine (1989): From pasture to purdah: The transformation of women’s roles and identities among the Adamawa Fulbe, in: Ethnology, vol. 28, pp. 53-73. [7963]

VerEecke, Catherine (1993): ‘It is better to die than to be shamed’, Cultural and moral dimensions of women’s trading in an Islamic Nigerian society, in: Anthropos, 88, pp. 403-417. [7964]

VerEecke, Catherine (1995): Muslim women traders of Northern Nigeria: Perspectives from the city of Yola, in: House-Midamba, Bessie / Ekechi, Felix (eds.): African market women and economic power, the role of women in African economic development, James Currey Publishers, London, pp. 59-79. [7965]

Werthmann, Katja (1995): Eingeschlossene Frauen? Seklusion in Nordnigeria, Ideologie und Alltagspraxis, in: Fleisch, A. / Otten, D. (eds.): Sprachkulturelle und historische Forschungen in Afrika, Beiträge des 11. Afrikanistentage in Köln, Köppe Verlag, Köln, pp. 327-334. [7966]

Werthmann, Katja (1995): Die Frauen der Baracks, Identitätsmanagement in einer nordnigerianischen Grossstadt, in: Sociologus, no. 45, 2, pp. 169-180. [7967]

Werthmann, Katja (1997): Nachbarinnen - Die Alltagswelt muslimischer Frauen in einer nigerianischen Großstadt, Brandes und Apsel Verlag, Frankfurt a.M. [7968]

Werthmann, Katja (1997): „Strebe nach Wissen, selbst wenn es in China ist!“ Muslimische Frauen und säkulare Bildung in Nordnigeria, Arbeitspapiere zu afrikanischen Gesellschaften, No. 20, Institut für Ethnologie, FU-Berlin, Berlin. [7969]

Werthmann, Katja (1998): Handel, Handwerk, Herumsitzen, Arbeit und Statusproduktion bei muslimischen Frauen in Nord-Nigeria, in: Schmidt, Heike / Wirz, Albert (Hg.): Afrika und das Andere, Alterität und Innovation, Lit-Verlag, Hamburg, pp. 94-102. [7970]

Werthmann, Katja (2000): ‚Seek for knowledge, even if it is in China’, Muslim women and secular education in Northern Nigeria, in: Salter, Thomas / King, Kenneth (eds.): Africa, Islam, and development, Islam and Development in Africa - African Islam, African development, Publications of the Centre for African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, pp. 253-270. [7971]

Werthmann, Katja (2002): Matan Bariki, “Women of the Barraks”, Muslim Hausa women in an urban neighbourhood in Northern Nigeria, in: Africa, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 112-130. [7972]

Werthmann, Katja (2005): Das Vorbild Nana Asmau, in: E und Z, Jg. 46, Nr. 3, pp. 108-111. [7973]

Werthmann, Katja (2006): Urban space, gender, and identity, A neighbourhood of Muslim women in Kano (Nigeria), in: Dijk, Rijk van / Foeken, Dick (eds.): Crisis and creativity, Exploring the wealth of the African neighbourhood, Brill Publishers, Leiden, pp. 119-141. [7974]

Whitsitt, Novian (2003): Islamic Hausa feminism meets Northern Nigerian romance, The cautious rebellion of Bilkisu Funtuwa, in: African Studies Review, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 137-155. [7975]

Williams, Pat (1997): State, women and democratisation in Africa: The Nigerian experience (1987-1993), in: Africa Development, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 141-182. [7976]

Williams, Pat (1998): Religious fundamentalism and women's political behaviour in Nigeria, in: Islamic Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 68-82. [7977]


Rwanda

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Senegal

Bop, C. (2005): Roles and the position of women in Sufi brotherhoods in Senegal, in: Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 73, 4, pp. 1099-1119. [7978]

Buggenhagen, Beth A. (2001): Prophets and profits, Gendered and generational visions of wealth and value in Senegalese Murid households, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 373-401. [7979]

Buggenhagen, Beth A. (2004): Domestic object(ion)s, The Senegalese Murid trade diaspora and the politics of marriage payments, love, and state privatization, in: Weiss, Brad (ed.): Producing African futures, Ritual and reproduction in a neoliberal age, Brill, Leiden/Boston. [7980]

Cantone, C. (2005): ‚Radicalisme’ au feminin? Les filles voilées et l’appropriation de l’espace dans les mosquées à Darkar, in: Gomez-Perez, M. (ed.): L’Islam politique au sud du Sahara, Identités, discours et enjeux, Karthala, Paris, pp. 119-130. [7981]

Coulon, C. (1988): Women, Islam, and baraka, in: O’Biren, Cruise / Coulon, C. (eds.): Charisma and brotherhood in African Islam, Claredon Press, Oxford. [7982]

Creevey, Lucy (1991): The impact of Islam on women in Senegal, in: Journal of Developing Areas, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 55-69. [7983]

Creevey, Lucy (1996): Islam, women and the role of the state in Senegal, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 268-307. [7984]

Gemmeke, Amber (2007): Marabout women in Dakar, Creating trust in a rural urban space, Lit-Verlag, Münster. [7985]

Gemmeke, Amber (2009): Marabout women in Dakar, Creating authority in Islamic knowledge, in: Africa, vol. 79, pp. 129-147. [7986]

Lachenmann, Gudrun (2004): Weibliche Räume in muslimischen Gesellschaften Westafrikas, in: Peripherie, Nr. 95, pp. 322-340. [7987]

Linares, Olga F. (1992): Power, prayer and production: The Jola of Casamance, Senegal, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [7988]

Makward, Edris (1991): Women, tradition and religion in Sembaene Ousmane's work, in: Harrow, Kenneth W. (ed.): Faces of Islam in African Literature, Studies in African Literature Series, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, pp. 187-199. [7989]

Mbow, Penda (1997): Lews femmes, L’Islam et les associations religieuses au Sénégal, in: Rosander, E.E. (ed.): Transforming female identities, Women’s organizational forms in West Africa, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 148-159. [7990]

Rosander, Eva Evers (1997): Women in groups in Africa, Female assoicational patterns in Senegal and Morocco, in: Chatty, Cawn / Rabo, Annika (eds.): Organizing women, Formal and informal women’s groups in the Middle East, Berg Publishers, Oxford, pp. 101-123. [7991]

Rosander, Eva Evers (1997): Women and mouridism in Senegal, The case of the Mam Diarra Cousso dahira in Mbacke, in: Rosander, Eva (ed.): Transforming female identities, Women’s organisational forms in West Africa, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, pp. 110-130. [7992]

Rosander, Eva Evers (1998): Women and muridism in Senegal, The case of Mam Diarra Bousso Daira in Mbacké, in: Ask, K. /Tjomsland, M. (eds.): Women and islamisation, Contemporary dimensions of discourse on gender relations, Berg Publishers, Oxford, pp. 147-175. [7993]

Rosander, Eva Evers (2004): Going and not going to Porokhane, Mourid women and pilgrimage in Senegal and Spain, in: Coleman, Simon / Eade, John (eds.): Reframing pilgrimage, Cultures in motion, Routledge, London/New York. [7994]

Sieveking, Nadine (2007): ‚We don’t want equality, we want to be given our rights’, Muslim women negotiating global development concepts in Senegal, in: Afrika Spectrum, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 29-48. [7995]

Sow, Fatou (1996): Family law in Sengegal, Continuity and change, in: Women living under Muslim Law (WLUML): Shifting boundaries in marriage and divorce in Muslim communities, Special Dossier, vol. 1, pp. 142-157. [7996]

Sow, Fatou (2003): Fundamentalisms, globalisation and women’s human rights in Senegal, in: Gender and Development, 11, 1, pp. 69-76. [7997]

Villalón, L.A. (1999): Generational changes, political stagnation, and the evolving dynamics of religion and political change in Senegal, in: Africa Today, 3, 4, pp. 129-147. [7998]


Sierra Leone

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Somalia

Ahmed, Sadia (1998): Islam and development: Opportunities and constraints for Somali women, in: Sweetman, Caroline (ed.) Gender, religion and spirituality, Oxfam Publications, Oxford, pp. 69-72. (bzw. in: Gender and Development, vol. 7, pp. 69-72.) [7999]


South Africa

Lee, Rebekah (2001): Conversion or continuum? The spread of Islam among African women in Cape Town, in: Social Dynamics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 62-85. [8000]

Moosa, Najma (1995): The interim constitution and Muslim personal law, in: Liebenberg, Sandra (ed.): The constitution of South Africa from a gender perspective, David Philip Publishers, Cape Town, pp. 167-184. [8001]

Moosa, Najma (2004): Unveiling the mind, A her-story of the legal position of women in Islam, Community Law Centre, UWC, Bellville. [8002]

O’Sullivan, Michelle (2001): Equality and democracy, Affording protection to existing Muslim personal law marriages, in: Agenda, no. 47, pp. 75-82. [8003]

Vahed, Goolam (2003): Muslim marriages in South Africa: the limitations and legacy of the Indian Relief Act of 1914, in: The Journal of Natal and Zulu History, vol. 21, pp. 1-40. [8004]


South Sudan

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Sudan

Bernal, Victoria (1992): Gender, culture and capitalism in the Islamic revival, Sudan, Working Paper, no. 160, African Studies Centre, Boston University, Boston. [8005]

Bernal, Victoria (1994): Gender, culture, and capitalism: Women and the remaking of Islamic ‘tradition’ in a Sudanese village, in: Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 36, pp. 36-67. [8006]

Bernal, Victoria (1997): Islam, transnational culture and modernity in rural Sudan, in: Grosz-Ngate, Maria / Kokole, Omai (eds.): Gendered encounters, Challenging cultural boundaries and social hierarchies in Africa, Routledge Publications, New York, pp. 131-151. [8007]

Boddy, Janice (1988): Womb as oasis, The symbolic context of pharaonic circumcision in rural Northern Sudan, in: American Ethnologist, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 682-698. [8008]

Boddy, Janice (1989): Wombs and alien spirits: Women, men and the Zar cult in Northern Sudan, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison. [8009]

Boehringer-Abdalla, Gabriele (1987): Frauenkultur im Sudan, Frankfurt. [8010]

Boehringer-Abdalla, Gabriele (1991): Besessene Frauen, in: Kramer, Fritz / Streck, Bernhard (Hg.): Sudanesische Marginalien, Trickster Verlag, Berlin, pp. 79-89. [8011]

Constantinides, Pamela (1978): Women's spirit possession and urban adaptation in the Muslim northern Sudan, Caplan, Patricia / Burja, Janet (eds.): Women united, women divided, Cross-cultural perspectives on female solidarity, Tavistock Publications, London, pp. 185-206. [8012]

Constantinides, Pamela (1985): Women heal women, Spirit possession and sexual segretation in a Muslim society, in: Social Science and Medicine, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 685-692. [8013]

El Din Osman Shiekh, Dina (1985): The legal status of Muslim women in Sudan, in: Journal of Eastern African Research and Development, vol. 15, pp. 124-142. [8014]

Fluehr - Lobban, C. (1987): The status of women in Islamic law, in: Fluehr-Lobban, C.(ed.): Islamic law and society in the Sudan, Cass Publications, London, pp. 81-103. [8015]

Groteberg, Edith (1990): Mental health aspects of Zar for women in Sudan, in: Rotheblum, Esther D. / Cole, Ellen (eds.): Women's mental health in Africa, Heinemann Publishers, Harrington [8017]

Gruenbaum, Ellen (1991): The Islamic movement, development and health education: Recent changes in the health of rural women in central Sudan, in: Social Science and Medicine, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 637-645. [8016]

Hale, Sonya (1992): The rise of Islam and women of the National Islamic Front in Sudan, in: Review of African Political Economy, no. 54, pp. 27-42. [8018]

Hale, Sonya (1993): Gender, religious identity and political mobilisation in Sudan, in: Mogadam, Valentine (ed.): Identity politics and women, cultural reassertions and feminism in international perspective, Boulder. [8019]

Hale, Sonya (1993): Women’s front and revolutionary practices, the Sudan case, in: Tucker, Judith (ed.): Arab women, Old boundaries, new frontiers, University of Indiana Press, Bloomington, pp. 149-174. [8020]

Hale, Sonya (1997): Ideology and identitya, Islamism, gender and the state in Sudan, in: Brink, Judy / Mencher, Joan (eds.): Mixed blessings, Gender and religious fundamentalism, Routledge, London, pp. 117-142. [8021]

Hale, Sonya (1997): Gender politics in Sudan: Islamism, socialism, and the state, Westview Press, Boulder. [8022]

Hale, Sonya (1999): Mothers and militia, Islamic state construction of the women citizens of Northern Sudan, in: Citizenship Studies, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 373-386. [8023]

Hicks, Ester (1993): Infibulation, Female mutilation in Islamic Northeastern Africa, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick. [8024]

Kapteijns, Lidwien (1985): Islamic rationales for the changing roles of women in the Western Sudan, in: Daly, Martin (ed.): Modernization in the Sudan, Barber, New York, pp. 57-72. [8025]

Klein-Hesseling, Ruth (1998): Muslimische Frauenorganisationen und internationale Frauenpolitik, Working Paper, no. 296, Forschungsschwerpunkt Entwicklungssoziologie, Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld. [8026]

Klein-Hesseling, Ruth (1999): Wo endet die Trauer? Soziale Praktiken im Diskurs über islamische Identität im Nordsudan, in: Klein-Hesseling, Ruth / Nökel, Sigrid / Werner, Karin (Hg.): Der neue Islam der Frauen, Weibliche Lebenspraxis in der globalisierten Moderne, Fallstudien aus Afrika, Asien und Europa, Transkript Verlag, Bielefeld, pp. 229-248. [8027]

Klein-Hesseling, Ruth (2000): Female agency in a local arena, A case study of Northern Sudan, in: Buchholt, Helmuth (Hg.): Investigating the south-south dimensions of modernity and Islam, Lit-Verlag, Münster, pp. 161-175. [8028]

Klein-Hesseling, Ruth (2001): Muslimische Frauenorganisationen und Geschlechterpolitiken im Nord-Sudan, in: Horstmann , Alexander / Schlee, Günther (Hg.): Integration durch Verschiedenheit, Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, pp. 183-206. [8029]

Lewis, I.M. / Al-Safi, Ahmed / Hurreiz, Sayyid (eds.) (1991): Women’s medicine, The Zar-Bori cult in Africa and beyond, Edingburg University Press, Edingburgh. [8030]

Nageeb, Salma Ahmed (2004): New spaces and old frontiers, Women’s construction of social spaces in Sudan, Lexington Books, Lanham/Boulder. [8031]

Nageeb, Salma Ahmed (2007): Appropiating the mosque, Women’s religious groups in Khartoum, in: Afrika Spectrum, 42, 1, pp. 5-27. [8032]

Salim al Hassan, Idris (1995): Gender religious experience: Women and quranic schools in Eastern Sudan, in: Eastern African Social Research Review, vol. xi, no. 1, pp. 1-20. [8033]

Seesemann, Rüdiger (2005): Islamism and the paradox of secularization, the case of Islamist ideas on women in the Sudan, in: Sociologus, 55. Jg, Heft 1, pp. 89-118. [8034]

Sellers, Barbara (1991): The Zar: Women's theatre in the southern Sudan, in: Women's medicine: the zar-bori cult in Africa and beyond, International African Institute (International African Seminars New Series, 5), Edinburgh. [8035]

Tonnessen, Liv (2010): Is Islam a threshold for escape or an insurmountable barrier? Women’s bargaining with patriarchy in post-Islamist Sudan, in: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 583-594. [8036]

Willemse, Karin (2005): On globalization, gender and nation-state, Muslim masculinity and the urban middle class family in Islamist Sudan, in: Davies, Tine / van Driel, Francien (eds.): The gender question of globalization, Changing perspectives and practices, Ashgate Publishers, Aldershot, pp. 159-178. [8037]

Willemse, Karin (2007): 'In my father's house', Gender, Islam and the construction of a gendered public sphere in Darfur, Sudan, in: Journal for Islamic Studies, vol. 27. [8038]


Swaziland / Eswatini

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Tanzania

Alpers, Edward (1984): Ordinary household chores, Ritual and power in 19th century Swahili women’s spirit possession cult, in: International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 677-702. [8039]

Caplan, Pat (1975): Choice and constraint in a Swahili community, London. [8040]

Caplan, Pat (1982): Gender ideology and modes of production on the Coast of East Africa, in: Paideuma, 28, pp. 29-43. [8041]

Caplan, Pat (1983): Cognatic descent, Islamic law and women’s property on the East African Coast, in: Hirshon, R. (ed.): Women and property, women as property, London, pp. 23-43. [8042]

Caplan, Pat (1989): Perceptions of gender statification, in: Africa, vol. 59, pp. 197-208. [8043]

Caplan, Pat (1995): Law and ‘custom’, Marital disputes on Northern Mafia Island, Tanzania, in: Caplan, Pat (ed.): Understanding disputes, The politics of argument, Berg Publishers, Oxford, pp. 203-222. [8044]


The Congo

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Togo

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Uganda

Schulz, Dorothea (2013): (En)gendering Muslim self-assertiveness, Muslim schooling and female elite formation in Uganda, in: Journal of Religion in Africa, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 396-425. [8045]


Zambia

no entries to this combination of country and topic


Zimbabwe

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