This book gives an account of how migrant women, whose lives and experiences have heretofore been neglected in the pages of academic scholarship, dance and sing the vibrant and expressive musical style of kiba. In so doing, they build an identity as autonomous breadwinners whose aspirations and values are nonetheless rooted in 'tradition'.
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(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Deborah James
Deborah James is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics.