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Title The Muslim veil in North America : issues and debates / edited by Sajida Alvi, Homa Hoodfar and Sheila McDonough
Published Toronto, ON : Women's Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 306 pages) : illustrations
Series CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection
Contents Introduction / Homa Hoodfar, Sajida S. Alvi, Sheila McDonough -- Part I. Veiling practices in everyday life in Canada -- More than clothing : veiling as an adaptive strategy / Homa Hoodfar -- Coding dress : gender and the articulation of identity in a Canadian Muslim school / Patricia Kelly Spurles -- Banners of faith and identities on construct : the hijāb in Canada / Reem A. Meshal -- Voices of Muslim women / Sheila McDonough-- Perception of the hijāb in Canada / Sheila McDonough -- Part II. Women revisiting texts and the veiling discourse -- Muslim women and Islamic religious tradition : a historical overview and contemporary issues / Sajida S. Alvi -- Women's modesty in Qurʼanic commentaries : the founding discourse / Soraya Hajjaji-Jarrah -- Hijāb according to the Hadīth : text and interpretation / L. Clarke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-303)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Clothing and dress -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Canada
Muslim women -- Clothing -- Canada
Muslim women -- Canada -- Social conditions
Islam -- Canada -- Customs and practices
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islam -- Customs and practices
Clothing and dress -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Hijab (Islamic clothing)
Muslim women -- Clothing
Muslim women -- Social conditions
Form Electronic book
Author Alvi, Sajida Sultana, 1941-
Hoodfar, Homa
McDonough, Sheila
ISBN 1417587326