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Hijab and the Republic: Uncovering the French Headscarf Debate

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The hijab is arguably the most discussed and controversial item of women's clothing today. It has become the primary global symbol of female Muslim identity for Muslims and non-Muslims alike and is the focus of much debate in the confrontation between Islam and the West. Nowhere has this debate been more acute or complex than in France. In Hijab and the Republic, Bronwyn Winter provides a riveting account of the controversial 2004 French law to ban Islamic headscarves and other religious signs from public schools. While ...

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Hijab and the Republic: Uncovering the French Headscarf Debate
2009, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815631743

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Hijab and the Republic: Uncovering the French Headscarf Debate
2009, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815631996

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