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Author Switzer, Heather D., 1970- author.

Title When the light is fire : Maasai schoolgirls in contemporary Kenya / Heather D. Switzer.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.89655226 SWIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-215) and index.
Contents Chapter 1 "Now is not like before. The world has changed": Maasai Education in Cultural and Historical Context p. 29 -- Chapter 2 "I see that when I am in school, I will have a good life": Producing and Performing Schoolgirlhood p. 58 -- Chapter 3 "The medicine for fire is fire": Negotiating Schoolgirlhood p. 88 -- Chapter 4 "We are not enkanyakuai.... We are just girls": Embodying Schoolgirlhood p. 114.
Subject Girls, Maasai -- Education -- Kenya -- Kajiado District.
Maasai (African people) -- Education -- Kenya -- Kajiado District.
Women, Maasai -- Kenya -- Kajiado District -- Social conditions.
Educational anthropology -- Kenya -- Kajiado District.
Kajiado District (Kenya) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780252083723 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
0252083725 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
9780252042034 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
0252042034 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)