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Author Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa.
Title Transforming displaced women in Sudan : politics and the body in a squatter settlement / Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf.
Imprint Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Subject Squatter settlements -- Sudan -- Khartoum.
Squatters -- Sudan -- Khartoum.
Internally displaced persons -- Sudan -- Khartoum.
Women -- Sudan -- Khartoum -- Social conditions.
Khartoum (Sudan) -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 183 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: through the eyes of the displaced -- Dissent historicized -- Becoming displaced -- Gendered rituals -- Negotiating peace -- Epilogue: "this is my country" -- Appendix A: primary informants -- Appendix B: camps and shantytowns in Greater Khartoum, Sudan -- Appendix C: profile of women in Izzbba.
Summary 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 the various strategies they adopt to reconstruct their lives and.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226002019 (electronic bk.)
0226002012 (electronic bk.)
9780226001999 (cloth)
0226001997 (cloth)
9780226002002 (paper)
0226002004 (paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612239342
OCLC # 432428871
Additional Format Print version: Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa. Transforming displaced women in Sudan. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009 9780226001999 (DLC) 2008043528 (OCoLC)262429688