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Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
... claudia koonz Hij¯ab/Headscarf A Political Journey May the small differences between the clothes that cover our weak bodies, be- tween all our inadequate languages, all our petty customs...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377221-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7722-1
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: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389026-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8902-6
... 11. Veiling Modernities ‘‘One day an actress who was playing a Turkish woman appeared at rehearsals wearing a headscarf. I asked her why. A German actor had told her that she ought to thus...
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: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... from home. This would be her chance to study since she was not allowed to go to the university because of the ban on the headscarf. After the kidney failure, however, she no longer wanted to do it—not because of lack of time but lack of will. The...
Published: 13 November 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383383-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8338-3
... to pose nude. conduct. Since the end of the 1980s, Dakar and Saint Louis, cities in which Sufis are dominant, have experienced a resurgence of fundamen- talism. In this atmosphere, many women and girls have taken again to wearing the headscarf, the hijab, which hides the hair. Ostensibly a sym...
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By Aslıhan Sanal
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... dialysis torture only in terms of her oppression because of her headscarf, which, she believed, felt similar to the invasive routines of the dialysis machine. She believed that the machine, like the headscarf, excluded her from full sociality and from full personhood even though she was a full...
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... mixed feelings toward trans- plant technology. Neither the dialysis machine nor the transplanted kid- ney were simple objects of desire. On the contrary, they entered patients’ lives abruptly through analogies, such as the headscarf and the oppressive routines of the dialysis machine, only to...
Published: 13 June 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8902-6
... more readily than I could those characteris- tic of the predominantly German residential quarters. Soon after arriving in West Berlin from Istanbul in 1984 to continue my research about Turkish migrants,≥ I dreamt that I was putting on a ba¸s örtüsü, the large headscarf worn by many rural and/or...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
... bodies of young women in urban en- vironments distinguished them from women in the looser headscarf, başörtüsü, associated with rural immigrants (Secor 2002) or the chador of the ultraconservatives (Tepe 2011), contravening the spatial divisions of the secular state by bringing into public...
Published: 09 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388463-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8846-3
... Atatürk next to images of young women and students, Akit also put a picture of a young Turkish student next to that of the leader. The female student Akit chose to feature as Atatürk’s ideal, however, wore a pink headscarf rather than a Western hat or a miniskirt. The picture...
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...
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By Leslie Page Moch
Published: 30 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395034-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9503-4
... elsewhere, as Conclusion { 183 many scholars have noted One sign of this blinkered view has been the focus on Muslim women’s attire and the legal ban on the headscarf in public secondary schools and on the burka in public, instituted in 2004 and 2010. For many of the Muslim and...
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By Hildi Hendrickson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
..., 78,97-101,106,108,111-23,137,155-88, 217. See also Kiba; Song 219; gifts of, 140-3; hatbands, 226-31; Dangaremba, T., 209-211 hats (and caps), 40, 71, 72, 78, 102-3, Darrah, A., 77,78 105,107,110,112,120-22,219,226-28; Death: funerals, 10-11, 24, 133-54; graves, headscarf, 40, 45, 49...
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By Aslıhan Sanal
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393672-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9367-2
... internal ob- jects became significant in the interpretation of their lives: the dede, the robot, foreign lands, the earthquake, the headscarf, or the experiment. These objects with deep personal and political meanings threw into ques- tion patients’ places in social life; they operated like...
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
...- India and, 244, 246; Japan and, 86, ism, 177, 183; democracy, 176, 178, 94–99, 106 n. 46, 129, 130–36, 291; 186, 267; fascism, 186; freedom, Philippines and, 222 177, 180–81, 186–87, 189; Ger- globalization: citizens, 186; connec- many and, 178, 181; headscarf, 4, tions, 11...