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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 169–182.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christian Knirsch For the past decades, public discourse on veils in Western societies has mainly focused on the Islamic veil. In the Western history of thought, however, veils have frequently been used as symbols in epistemological contexts, too, both in literary and in theoretical primary texts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 86–88.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Arshavez Mozafari; Melissa Finn © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Introduction: Veiled Constellations: The Veil, Critical Theory, Politics, and Contemporary Society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 89–101.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Maria Stehle Since the 1990s, the headscarf has played a powerful role in negotiating questions of national and cultural belonging, gender identity, and definitions of urban space in Germany. This essay examines examples of veiling depicted in popular culture and theorizes the relationship between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Behiery The Muslim veil is a heavily charged site in mainstream Western culture and media. However, its continued use as a visual shorthand for the oppressed Muslim woman, and by extension for the misogyny and violence of Islam, stands in sharp contrast to the numerous depictions of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 156–168.
Published: 01 May 2012
... debate in Western Europe and compares the different discursive contexts in France, Britain, and Germany. The second section proposes a mythological reading of the veil by using the notion of myth as employed by Roland Barthes. The third section argues that the myth of the veil demonstrates the conflicts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 235–249.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Masserat Amir-Ebrahimi © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Blogging from Qom, behind Walls and Veils Masserat Amir-Ebrahimi he Internet first entered the lives of urban middle-class Iranians in the late 1990s. It expanded only after 2001, when the Unicode system made...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 116–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... kindly sending me the performance DVD; and finally Banu Karaca, for sharing the press reviews. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Performing Veiled Women as Marketable Commodities: Representations of Muslim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
... veiling and the concept of fashion are very familiar concepts to Indonesians, but that the practice of combining these two ideas brings something unfamiliar to that society. This new practice reveals a way of Being that combines religious piety with our current, late-modern, consumer society. The...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 450–467.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., and the shoulders and leaves only a smaller portion of the face uncovered; and the veil, in dark brown or black, leaves only the eyes uncovered. Several hypotheses are made on an a priori conceptual level, variables are operationalized, and proper tests are conducted. A detailed series of questions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: Blossom (Shokufeh) published from 1913 to ticed. 1917, and Women’s World (Alam-e Nesvan) published In an article entitled “The Philosophy of the 3 between 1921 and 1936. The periodicals were pub- Veil,”4 the author makes three different arguments lished quarterly and every two...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 250–259.
Published: 01 August 2008
... not precisely the letter of the law) but also among “veiled” girls (often referred to as chadori, whether or not they actually wear the chador). Based on research done in 2005 – 6 through in-depth interviews with young urban...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 76–84.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of Feminism in Islam,” no. 1 (2001): 48. 15. Homa Hoodfar, “The Veil in Their Minds and on Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 23 Our Heads: The Persistence of Colonial Images of (1998): 353. 21. Nadje...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 374–390.
Published: 01 August 2012
... paregon. We become aware of the cinematic set of “disconnected spaces,” a technique simi- voyeuristic gaze and how the veil participates in lar to that used by the European neorealist film- structuring it Given that “Mina” is a child, this makers after World War II As...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (2): 38–50.
Published: 01 August 1998
... they were not veiled, revealing of fetishism, although derived from Western models of thereby their sexual appetite. In his Shab Namh de- subjectivity, may be useful in understanding how a voted to the characteristics of European women, stereotypic image such as “the Babi” can inform an Mia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 270–272.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Studies. As a sociocul- Veil as an Epistemological Metaphor in Anglo- tural and political geographer, she specializes American Prose Texts from the Romantic Epoch in issues related to gender, environment, and to the Age of Postmodernism.” His publica- development. Much of her work has focused on...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and (2) the importance these publics at- gender equality, and national identity among tached to religious faith as a favorable quality the Iranian public and less support for women for children. to wear the veil. It also explains why Iranians Table 1 compares mosque attendance attend...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 200–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and northern Nigeria and Sudan. Finally, I look at ward and different from the “civilized” world of the way current scholarship has explored the Christianity. politics of the veil and its different meanings for In the case of the African continent, Sharia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 122–133.
Published: 01 August 1993
... is limited veiling was made compulsory and women were industrialization, urbanization and proletarianiza- barred from certain occupations and fields of study. tion, and may be legislated by the state. At the same Why this should have occurred in the manner in time, the collision of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 225–234.
Published: 01 August 2008
... young women who individually insist on mod- of publicly explicit and keenly personal.4 Within est veiling are the unfashionable remnants of a   Comparative set limits, I define myself, and I am defined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2010
... name change the modernity so proudly hailed for the past two may be an effort to merge with the dominant hundred years. Contrasts between Europe and society, or it may be a veil that conceals acts of the United States have been drawn sharply...