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Conclusion

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

This chapter sums up the book's main arguments regarding a critical republican theory of citizenship. The book's critical republicanism reconstructs, criticizes, and improves on the official ... More


Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Cécile Laborde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

This book conducts the first comprehensive philosophical analysis of the hijab controversy in France, this book also conducts a dialogue between contemporary Anglo-American and French political ... More


Political Philosophy, Social Theory, and Critical Republicanism

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 1 offers an overall presentation of the critical republican approach and an overview of the book. It situates the French republican tradition in relation to contemporary Anglophone political ... More


Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Monica Mookherjee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book attempts to reconfigure feminism in a way that responds to cultural diversity. The book contends that a discourse of rights can be formulated and that this task is crucial to negotiating a ... More


Fighting for Truth, Justice, and the Islamic Way: The 99, Global Superheroes for the Post-9/11 World

Rachel Mizsei-Ward

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The 99 are a group of superheroes created by Naif Al-Mutawa as a way of reframing the discourse surrounding Islam in the aftermath of 9/11. The cartoon is of particular interest, having been ... More


Extreme Religious Dress: Perspectives on Veiling Controversies

Dominic McGoldrick

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines ‘extreme religious dress’, in particular, the wearing of the Islamic headscarf-hijab in jurisdictions across the world. The focus is predominantly a legal one that seeks to ... More


Rina (Radhia) Tarafder: The Spiritual Tourist

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the story of Rina Tarafder, who grew up in a Muslim family and thinks her exposure to religion was quite wholesome. Rina just wanted to explore Islam. She was once told that ... More


Sexual Politics and Multiculturalism

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The status of the Muslim headscarf—the hijab—has provoked more debate about Islam in Europe than any other issue. This is because it seems to sum up so many of the concerns that trouble Europeans ... More


Epilogue

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book has examined veiling among Muslim women and the heterogeneous voices of Muslim women who veil, as well as of those who choose not to veil. It has discussed various reasons—historical, ... More


Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism: Theoretical Issues

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Religion is not ordinarily an ethnic identity, although it may be reinterpreted to construct one; and even if it is not reinterpreted to construct one, it may still be considered relevant for ... More


Modesty

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that modesty attire, covering up, is a kind of privacy-seeking that liberal states should tolerate but not impose. As defined by philosophers, general modesty is a tendency to ... More


Tolerance of religious and cultural diversity in Irish institutions: comparing hijabs in schools and turbans in the Garda reserve1

Nathalie Rougier and Iseult Honohan

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In a short period of time, Ireland has had to develop policies for a population that has become increasingly diverse. This chapter explores the subtexts of two controversies generated by the growing ... More


Conclusion: A World of Women, Feminist History and the Importance of the Feminine Signature

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The Conclusion assesses the overall agenda and force of Fawwaz’s biographical dictionary, and its contribution to the study of collective biography as a cross-societal feminist project. It also ... More


Hijabis as Purveyors of Muslim Cosmopolitanism

Khairudin Aljunied

in Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter argues that women have contributed extensively to the promotion of gender cosmopolitanism in Southeast Asia. It showcases hijab activists as well as female intellectuals and their ... More


Syima Merali: Jihad

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter deals with the story of Syima Merali. Syima thought about wearing the hijab a good year and a half or two years before she actually put it on. She has been wearing it for quite a long ... More


Ulfat Riaz: Busing in the Immigrants

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter illustrates the story of Ulfat Riaz, who was born in Pakistan. Ulfat grew up in a place called Hanover Square, which was the most beautiful place on planet earth as far as she was ... More


The Republic and the Veil

John R. Bowen

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter maps out the French theories and anxieties about Islamic headscarves from the late 1980s onward, when fears about international political Islam combined with the greater domestic ... More


Veiling through the Arts

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the portrayal of Muslim women and veiling in the arts. More specifically, it considers how Muslim artists from around the world are increasingly participating in contemporary ... More


Politics and Sociocultural Practices of Veiling

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Aside from religion and piety, government regulations also determine whether a Muslim woman will wear a veil, or influence her way of veiling. In some Muslim-majority societies, for example, the ... More


Veiling in Western Europe Today

Sahar Amer

in What Is Veiling?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617756
eISBN:
9781469619804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617756.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on veiling in contemporary western Europe, with particular reference to debates among policymakers on how and whether to legislate veiling. It examines the expanding laws in ... More


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