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Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377221-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7722-1
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Muslim perspectives and practices challenge and contest secular hegemony on definitions of self and sexuality. The headscarf as a powerful marker of Muslim religiosity reveals a historically charged intercivilizational field and a multilayered realm of conflicts. Muslim women’s covering breaks away with...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Islam’s disruptive effects are analyzed focusing on the case of Merve Kavakci, a female deputy who was elected in 1999 but prevented from serving her term by the secularists because she was wearing a Muslim headscarf in the Parliament. ...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Far from being a static receptacle and neutral to power relations, the public space is always resignified through performativity, conflict, and confrontation. Focusing on a statue by German artist Olaf Metzel, Turkish Delight , a naked woman with headscarf that was exhibited in the public...
Published: 22 December 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374756-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7475-6
... a headscarf walks past, fol- lowed by an elderly (perhaps Italian?) woman, then a couple of young Latinos. There is a certain Queens feel to La Flor—you might see the same marble tabletops in a nearby diner, but here they are juxtaposed with Gaudi-esque tilework on the walls and columns. At...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-086
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... lot of power.” The picture of Rita Mazibuko in her brown dress, beige cardigan, and neatly knotted kopdoek [headscarf ] is in stark contrast with her story of rape, torture, and rejection. And neither she nor the Truth Commission is pre- pared for the storm that follows her testimony...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
.... According to her, the malady is worldwide. Wearing a long gown and a headscarf, and speaking good En­glish, the doctor says that by the year 2008, there will be only psychiatry, no medicine. An ambulance, with armed men in it, is parked outside the doctor’s wards. They are soldiers from the Border...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... relate the increased problems to the vio- lence of the valley. According to her, the malady is worldwide. Wearing a long gown and a headscarf, and speaking good En­glish, the doctor says that by the year 2008, there will be only psychiatry, no medicine. An ambulance, with armed men in it, is...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... lot of power.” The picture of Rita Mazibuko in her brown dress, beige cardigan, and neatly knotted kopdoek [headscarf ] is in stark contrast with her story of rape, torture, and rejection. And neither she nor the Truth Commission is pre- pared for the storm that follows her testimony...