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A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, From the Middle East to America

Leila Ahmed
Format
Book
Published
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780300170955 (cloth : alk. paper), 0300170955, 9780300181432 (pbk.), 0300181434 (pbk.)
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Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Islamic Resurgence And The Veil: From Emergence To Migration
  • Unveiling
  • Veil's vanishing past
  • 1970s: seeds of the resurgence
  • New veil: converging influences
  • 1980s: exploring women's motivations
  • Islamist connections
  • Migrations
  • 1990s: a changing climate in America
  • After 9/11: New Pathways In America
  • Prologue
  • Backlash: the veil, the burka, and the clamor of war
  • ISNA and the women of ISNA
  • American Muslim women's activism in the twenty-first century
  • Notes
  • Index.
Description
viii, 352 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-338) and index.
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