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Author Korteweg, Anna C., author.

Title The headscarf debates : conflicts of national belonging / Anna C. Korteweg and Gökçe Yurdakul
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Contents Feeling at home in the nation -- Rejecting the headscarf in France -- Reinventing the headscarf in Turkey -- Tolerating the headscarf in the Netherlands -- Negotiating the headscarf in Germany -- Retelling national narratives
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-236) and index
Notes English
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Subject Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Muslim women -- Clothing -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Citizenship -- Cross-cultural studies
National characteristics -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & Grooming.
National characteristics -- Political aspects
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies
Form Electronic book
Author Yurdakul, Gökçe, author.
ISBN 9780804791168