A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America

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Full title: A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America / Leila Ahmed.
Main author: Ahmed, Leila.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The islamic resurgence and the veil: from emergence to migration. Unveiling
  • The veil's vanishing past
  • The 1970s: seeds of the resurgence
  • The new veil: converging influences
  • The 1980s: exploring women's motivations
  • Islamist connections
  • Migrations
  • The 1990s: a changing climate in america
  • After 9/11: new pathways in America. Prologue
  • Backlash: the veil, the burkah, and the clamor of war
  • Isna and the women of isna
  • American Muslim women's activism in the twenty-first century.