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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


Religious Minorities and the Empire of Law

Anver M. Emon

in Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199661633
eISBN:
9780191743399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661633.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter offers a comparative set of examples to the dhimmī rules by analyzing recent court decisions in France, the UK, and the US that regulate the covered Muslim woman. By offering a close ... More


The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Anabel Inge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The spread of Salafism—often called ‘Wahhabism’—in the West has intrigued and alarmed observers since 9/11. Many see it as a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam that subjugates women and fuels ... 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


The Niqab Debate

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With every crisis that has involved the Muslim Ummah in recent years, some British Muslims have exerted their exclusive identity by expressing their opinions over the issue. With the emergence of a ... More


Introduction: My Research Observations

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0100
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the life stories of some young Muslims, aged 15 to 30 years old. It aims to see how their identity is formed within the family, cultural and wider societal environments. It ... More


The Affective Power of the Face Veil: Between Disgust and Fascination

Annelies Moors

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter delves into the feelings of discomfort, disgust, and fear evoked by the Islamic face veil in the Netherlands, negative affects that are discursively triggered in a cultural and political ... More


In the same boat: European opposition, Muslim migrants, impact on Jews

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

European laws and policies directed against Muslims and Islamic religious tenets directly affect the Jewish population in many common denominator issues that unite Jews and Muslims in surprising, ... More


Islam and Gender on Campus

Alison Scott-Baumann, Mathew Guest, Shuruq Naguib, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, and Aisha Phoenix

in Islam on Campus: Contested Identities and the Cultures of Higher Education in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198846789
eISBN:
9780191881787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846789.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Discussions about Islam and gender on campus have generally focused on Muslim women’s dress and status in Islam. However, the processes that make Muslim women’s dress on campus so salient have ... More


Applying Salafism: Negotiating Teachings and Lived Realities

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the women sought to apply Salafi teachings, they faced disruptive social realities and major dilemmas—particularly with regard to their relationships with fellow Salafis and family members. Many ... More


Conclusion

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter summarizes the study’s main findings and considers the future for British Salafism in a newly intensified political climate. The research concludes that the women viewed Salafism as a ... More


R v NS: The in Court and Lessons in Religious Exemptions

Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber

in Religious Exemptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190666187
eISBN:
9780190666217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666187.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This article critically evaluates a court decision that rejected a request of a witness donning the Islamic full veil known as the niqab to allow her religious exemption from a rule requiring access ... More


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