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  • Mobile Sunna: Islam, small media and community in Niger.
    Sounaye, Abdoulaye (2014)
    Social Compass 61:1:21-29.

    Based on 2010 field work in Gaya, a town at the border of Niger, Nigeria, and Benin. Notes the use the Izala movement made of radio, cassettes, CDs, and DVDs.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Niger; Izala (West African Muslim reform movement); Media; Niger; Participant observation
  • Women and Islamic Revival in a West African Town.
    Masquelier, Adeline (2009)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Niger; Niger; Revitalization movement; Women
  • Islamic Renewal in Niger: From Monolith to Plurality.
    Niandou-Souley, Abdoulaye, and Gado Alzouma (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 249-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Politics, Niger; Islam, Niger; Niger
  • Spirit Possession and Personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg.
    Rasmusen, Susan J. (1995)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Ethnography of a folk therapeutic possession cult in an Islamic context that inverts power relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Folk religion; Islam, Niger; Possession; Niger
  • Cultes et Possession et Changement Social. L'Exemple du Bori Hausa de l'Ader et du Kurfey (Niger).
    Echard, Nicole (1992)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 79: 87-100.

    Sees possession cult rituals being sued to comment on social conditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Niger; Change; Bori hausa; Ritual; Possession
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