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Title:Queering the 'Greater Jihad': Sufi Resistance and Disruptive Morality in Senegalese Women's Soccer
Author:Packer, Beth D.
Book title:Gender and Sexuality in Senegalese Societies: Critical Perspectives and Methods
Editors:M'Baye, Babacar
Muhonja, Besi Brillian
Year:2019
Pages:53-76
Language:English
ISBN:9781793601124
Geographic term:Senegal
Subjects:homosexuality
Islam
Abstract:This chapter explores queer formations in relation to Islamic morality through the lens of women's soccer in Senegal. Through ethnographic evidence I argue that Senegalese female soccer players challenge gender and sexuality norms prescribed by Islam from within a Sufi framework of resistance.
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