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The Resource The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg

The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg

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The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan
Title
The underground girls of Kabul
Title remainder
in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Nordberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nordberg, Jenny
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gender identity
  • Sex role
  • Male impersonators
  • Women
  • Girls
Label
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index
Contents
Boys. The rebel mother ; The foreigner ; The chosen one ; The son maker ; The politician ; The underground girls ; The naughty one -- Youth. The tomboy ; The candidate ; The Pashtun Tea Party ; The future bride ; The sisterhood -- Men. The bodyguard ; The romantic ; The driver ; The warrior ; The refusers ; The goddess ; Zoroastrianism across the globe -- Fathers. The defeated ; The castoff ; The wife ; The father -- One of the boys
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 350 p.
Isbn
9780307952493
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000295
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851420427
  • (OCoLC)ocn851420427
  • 668709
Label
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index
Contents
Boys. The rebel mother ; The foreigner ; The chosen one ; The son maker ; The politician ; The underground girls ; The naughty one -- Youth. The tomboy ; The candidate ; The Pashtun Tea Party ; The future bride ; The sisterhood -- Men. The bodyguard ; The romantic ; The driver ; The warrior ; The refusers ; The goddess ; Zoroastrianism across the globe -- Fathers. The defeated ; The castoff ; The wife ; The father -- One of the boys
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 350 p.
Isbn
9780307952493
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000295
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851420427
  • (OCoLC)ocn851420427
  • 668709

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