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Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389026-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8902-6
... l and Agamben, the issue of the headscarf is fundamentally a part of a larger concern of modernity with natural life and the biopolitical. Thus the pres- sure surrounding the wearing of scarves and veils concerns the indis- tinguishability of the body from an identity politics fought out in the...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Atlanta, the diesel thug thug, The tin clang of dimes buying polyester scarves, As glass tones from stereos strike tin Horizons, where barns are pinned to burn In the unvoiced uproar of glare. 127 ...
Published: 07 February 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8363-5
... often worn to show a woman’s religiosity and/or modesty. Particular versions, from color- ful scarves to heavy black drapes, indicate ethnic, political, and re- ligious a≈liations. The root hjb implies ideas of protection. hshuma: Shame. jallabiya: A long cotton tunic worn by men in Egypt...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
... counterparts in Iran. The new look was further distinguished from the chador by the satin or satin-lik­ e square scarves, echarpe, often in bright colors and patterns, that were to become the mainstay of the newly commercialized tesettür industry The development of the commercial tesettür industry in...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394730-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9473-0
... particular emphasis on the plight of women in head scarves, veils, and burqas. For ideologues of French republicanism justifying a ban on Islamic head scarves in public schools, primordial values—or at least those inherited from the French Revolution—are what is at stake. The head of the commission...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... manufacture saddles, bridles, and the thick shields that are used in these lands. Also manufactured in the land of Bohemia are fine scarves woven like nets, unsuitable for any practical use. Their price is fixed: ten scarves for one little coin. With them people trade and reckon. They fill...
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By Joan Wallach Scott
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394730-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9473-0
... protest groups Hartman, Mary, 23 184 Index head scarves and veils, 92, 103, 105–6, Jacobins, 55–56 108–12, 123, 136–38, 163n54 Jakobson, Roman, 82 Hegel, G. W. F., 34 jouissance: critique vs., 148; defined, heterosexuality: normative, 9, 25, 30, 50; female oratory and, 56; as femi...
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By Ruth Mandel
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389026-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8902-6
..., Jean-Luc, 8 86, 207, 213–14; and identity, 29; pro- Nationalism: and Ausländer, 80–81; cesses, 4; and scarves, 309 and belonging, 321–23; and citizen- Minority consciousness, 185–90, 202...
Published: 13 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391104-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9110-4
... conceal the shade and privacy of lush courtyards and patios, scarves set up a game of hide and seek between an austere outward demeanor and the hedonism within A hij¯ab sepa- rated women from men and simultaneously set Muslims apart from the European mainstream. Before the expansion of Islamism...
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By Joan Wallach Scott
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394730-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9473-0
... together Muslim women in head scarves and secular women (Muslim and ‘‘native’’ Frenchwomen) under the banner of an end to domination of all kinds: ‘‘no forced wearing of head scarves, no forced removal of head scarves’’ is their motto. See Ismahane Chouder, Malika Latrèche, and Pierre Tevanian, Les...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Street Cinema, where audi• ences sat shivering in coats and scarves through pre-global-warming New England winters to watch sadistic double bills like Breathless and Les En• Jants du Paradis. The double bills were sadistic not just by virtue of length or climate: one that I still recall paired...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-123
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
... cellar and saw that the housekeeper was right. About the rabbit. ‘‘But I’m not an idiot Veronika made it almost a question. ‘‘I put it in there myself Katya said that it’s too bad about the rabbit, but she was much sorrier to lose her silk scarves. She kept them neatly folded in her wardrobe...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... personal expression, taking great care with decisions about combinations of skirts and scarves, as well as with the creation of their mola blouses. Although mola panels are often framed or made into pillows by outsiders, they actually constitute the front and back panels of a traditional mola blouse...
Published: 24 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394617-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9461-7
... society. In Bulgaria head- scarves and specific Islamic garments had been banned as well as the most intimate Islamic rituals: circumcision, Islamic burial practices, and the ability of Muslims to give their children Muslim names. I guessed from Ani’s conservative attire that her family might be a...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
... Communist state, are closely inte- grated, and on the party’s annual celebration I could have believed I was in a Communist state, for red was everywhere. The peasantry wore red scarves, the bourgeoisie more shyly bore a red handkerchief in the breast-pocket or sometimes a handkerchief carried in the...
Published: 17 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385790-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8579-0
... prin- cipal to the judges of the high court, and back again to local authorities. In each decision, a bright line between church and state cordoned the scarves off from the schools. Why, the...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
... head scarves by women dated back to pre-Islamic sexual rites. Muazzez Ilmiye Çig is a specialist in the Sumerians and she argued that head scarves had been worn by Sumerian priestesses initiating young people into sex, although they did not prostitute themselves. The prosecutor charged both her...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... among our American nations—the pressing need of Our America is to show itself as it is, one in spirit and intent, swift conquerors of a suffocating past, stained only by the enriching blood drawn from the scarves left upon us by our masters. The scorn of our formidable neighbor, who does not know...
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7
... middle- aged eccentric suited to the (predominantly British) stereotype of the asexual ‘‘bo≈n has now been turned into a younger, cooler, and sultrier contempo- rary type who swapped Edwardian dress or multicolored, overlong scarves for a nicely tailored suit and Converse...
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By Aimee Carrillo Rowe
Published: 04 September 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8920-0
..., covering her neck with hats and scarves to keep the sun o√. How the woman turns away from the language that would mark her, as my mom leaves behind her name, how she recoiled at my gift, Borderlands—a book I thought captured ‘‘us’’ so aptly I wept when I read it. ‘‘I’m not angry like Gloria she...