The Headscarf Debates

The Headscarf Debates

Conflicts of National Belonging

eBook - 2014
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The headscarf is an increasingly contentious symbol in countries across the world. Those who don the headscarf in Germany are referred to as ""integration-refusers."" In Turkey, support by and for headscarf-wearing women allowed a religious party to gain political power in a strictly secular state. A niqab-wearing Muslim woman was denied French citizenship for not conforming to national values. And in the Netherlands, Muslim women responded to the hatred of popular ultra-right politicians with public appeals that mixed headscarves with in-your-face humor. In a surprising way, the headscarf-a g.
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Additional Contributors: Yurdakul, Gökçe - Author

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