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Title:Pronouncing and persevering: Gender and the discourses of disputing in an African Islamic court
Author:Hirsch, Susan F.ISNI
Year:1998
Pages:360
Language:English
Series:Language and legal discourse
City of publisher:Chicago, IL
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
ISBN:0226344630; 0226344649
Geographic term:Kenya
Subjects:gender relations
Swahili
Islamic law
women
gender
law
Shari'a
Abstract:Acknowledgments; Introduction 1: Legal Processes and the Discursive Construction of Gender 2: Representations of Swahili Society 3: Analyzing Talk about Trouble 4: The Discourses of Marital Disputing 5: Marital Disputing in Kadhi's Courts 6: Indexing Gender: Initial Courtroom Narratives 7: Constructing Audience: Interaction in Cases and Mediations 8: Portraying Gendered Speakers: Reported Conversations 9: Pronouncing and Persevering: Ideology and Metalinguistics in Disputes Conclusion App. A: Glossary App. B: Features of Transcription App. C: Case Summaries App. D: Kiswahili Texts Notes References Index
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