Table of contents for Pronouncing & persevering : gender and the discourses of disputing in an African Islamic court / Susan F. Hirsch.


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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



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Domestic relations (Islamic law) Language, Courts, Islamic Kenya Language, Swahili language Sex differences, Language and languages Sex differences, Sex role