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

Nordberg, Jenny, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker Huntington Branch 305.309581 .N828u 2014 (Text) 37814003230738 NON-FICTION - NEW Book None 12/24/2018 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 958.104092 NORDBERG (Text) 37620000847451 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/24/2014 Available -
OTLD Heppner Branch 305.309 NOR (Text) 37818000184764 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/26/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307952493
  • ISBN: 0307952495
  • Physical Description: ix, 350 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • PublisherSSS: New York : Crown Publishers, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Gender identity > Afghanistan.
Sex role > Afghanistan.
Male impersonators > Afghanistan.
Women > Afghanistan > Social conditions.
Girls > Afghanistan > Social conditions.

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