The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

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Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief, freedom, agency and emancipation. In recent years, the veil has become both a potent and unsettling symbol and a rallying-point for discourse and rhetoric concerning women, Islam and the nature of politics. Early studies in gender, doctrine and politics of ...

The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472455369

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