Islam and the veil : theoretical and regional contexts

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Full title: Islam and the veil : theoretical and regional contexts / edited by Theodore Gabriel and Rabiha Hannan.
Other authors: Gabriel, Theodore P. C.
Hannan, Rabiha.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Theoretical contexts
  • Respect in a plural society / Marcus Braybrooke
  • Reflections on sartorial injunctions in Islam / Theodore Gabriel
  • Unveiling orientalism in reverse / Alison Scott-Baumann
  • Mawdudi, purdah and the status of women in Islam / Roy Jackson
  • Female seclusion and the veil: two issues in political and social discourse. the reforms of Sultan Muhammad shah (b.1877-1957), 48th imam of the Nizari Ismaʻilis / Simonetta Calderini. Examining the scriptural texts: The veil? between tradition and reason, culture and context / Usama Hasan
  • An exploration of the debates pertaining to head covering and face veiling of women in the British Muslim context / Rabiha Hannan
  • Norms of gender interaction / Javaid Ghamidi
  • Hijab, a symbol of modesty or seclusion? / Khola Hassan. Human rights and freedom of expression
  • Marginalisation or an opportunity for dialogue?; exploring the hijab as a discursive symbol of the identity of young Muslim women / Sariya Contractor
  • The Islamic veil: a focal point for social and political / Malika Hamidi. Debate: Muslim women, the veil and activism / Rajnaara C. Akhtar
  • Hijab and belonging-Canadian Muslim women / Katherine Bullock.