Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Fulbe Voices

Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

By Helen A. Regis

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Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free women, rulers and ruled, Muslim scholars a

Table of Contents

1 FULBENESS, HISTORY, AND CULTURAL PLURALISM, 2 PULAAKU AND EMBODIMENT IN EVERYDAY LIFE, 3 ON CHEAP CLOTH, BAD SAUCE, AND THE FRAGILITY OF MARRIAGE, 4 FORGING ISLAMIC MANHOOD, 5 DANGEROUS AFFECTIONS, 6 INTIMATE OTHERS, 7 DOMAAYO AND THE WORLD BANK, CONCLUSION

About the Author

Helen A. Regis is assistant professor of anthropology at Louisiana State University. She is coauthor (with John Bartkowski) of Charitable Choices: Religion, Race, and Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era and is currently writing a book on race, politics, and performance in New Orleans.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General