By Rudolf Pell Gaudio
- The first ethnographic examine of sexual minorities in Africa, and certainly one of only a few works on sexual minorities within the Islamic world
- Engagingly written, combining leading edge, ethnographic narrative with analyses of sociolinguistic transcripts, ancient texts, and well known media, together with video, movie, newspapers, and song-poetry
- Analyzes the social studies and expressive tradition of ‘yan daudu (feminine males in Nigerian Hausaland) in terms of neighborhood, nationwide, and international debates over gender and sexuality on the flip of the twenty-first century
- Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize within the class of "Outstanding Monograph"
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