A Quiet Revolution

The Veil's Resurgence, From the Middle East to America
Ahmed, Leila (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
A Quiet Revolution

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Authors: Ahmed, Leila
Title: A quiet revolution
the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
Characteristics: viii, 352 p. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Leila Ahmed
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
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
ISBN: 0300181434
Branch Call Number: 297.576 A2866q 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Muslim women Clothing United States Muslim women Clothing Middle East Veils United States Veils Middle East Hijab (Islamic clothing) United States Hijab (Islamic clothing) Middle East
Topical Term: Muslim women
Muslim women
Hijab (Islamic clothing)
Hijab (Islamic clothing)
LCCN: 2010049535
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This probing study of the veil's recent return-from one of the world's foremost authorities on Muslim women-reaches surprising conclusions about contemporary Islam's place in the West today. Book jacket.

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Jun 12, 2014
  • ser_library rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

a well researched academic book with 1 thesis well documented


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