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L and modern perspective Essential reading IN TODAY S WORLD FASCINATING AND today s world Fascinating and I listened to the audiobook but would like to read A HARD COPY SO I HAVE hard copy so I have access when the topic comes p in conversation as this is an area which is seldom nderstood and clouded in conjecture based mostly on dominant media discourses Highly recommend Ooooh this is good Extremely detailed If your ever confused why some Muslim "women veil and others do not pick this p Oh and Muslim women are not the only ones that veilIt "veil and others do not pick this No Gentleman for Georgina (The Notorious Flynns, up Oh and Muslim women are not the only ones that veilIt than just choice It is a well written book that reallyestions our deep biases and prejudices that we have sometimes even without knowing it This book is especially good for those who have little experience with similar litterature and will offer a good all round reader and give a solid basis for nderstanding any future books you might readThat said there are a few things i simply could not agree with While I firmly believe there should be a certain level of accomodation for those choosing to veil the critiue of people being told to de veil especially in cases where a person wears a bura for the purpose of making identification documentation makes little sense Identification of the person is entire point ofwellidentification documents The key word here is identification This is not a new practice it is not aimed at any particular minority so it should not come as a surprise that every citizen should do itregardless of their religious beliefs or cultural leaningsSecondly the author makes the falacy of interpreting reuirement by law in western countries to de veil as a form of colonialism Yes it is true when speaking of colonial activities overseas but it is not a colonial practice when done on the home soil It can be viewed as a cultural experience that is the cul. Political and social lives of Muslims past and present she examines the complex roles the practice has played in history religion conservative and progressive perspectives politics and regionalism society and economics feminism fashion and art By highlighting the multiple meanings of veiling the book decisively shows that the realities of the practice cannot be homogenized or. ,

This book is a wonderfully eye opening look at VARIED WAYS IN WHICH MUSLIM WOMEN WEAR OR ways in which Muslim women wear or not wear a veil WAYS IN WHICH MUSLIM WOMEN WEAR OR ways in which Muslim women wear or not wear a veil a westerner I like many others have little knowledge of this long standing custom that has come nder such scrutiny in the last few decades I know the custom is somehow associated with the Muslim religion but ntil I read this book I had no idea how it has evolved and changed over the centuries When I stop to think about it it is not so foreign Until the last few decades Catholic nuns have followed the custom too and Catholic women covered their heads in church I have even thought about how practical it would be on bad hair daysThe term veiling is a general term that has many nuances and many differing ways of manifesting itself The book includes a glossary of many terms that are sed for different ways of veiling often varying by country class and social status that may include anything from robes and face veils that completely cover the body to a scarf draped over the hair And it is done by women for many different reasons from piety and modesty to taking a stand for liberating women to dress as they would like toAs a result of reading this thorough and non judgmental book presented by a woman who is both Muslim and a scholar I have learned much and am fascinated to learn from Muslim women I encounter They like the rest of Restoration us are concerned about the same kinds of issues all women and men too face I would recommend this book as a good read indeed I read it as a part of my current writing project about Lovescape I mention veiling and its politics in the book SO this book wasseful entry point This was a very valuable resource for my research in my Islam in America class Amer offers a The Vanished (Roswell High, uniue perspective on veiling and what it means to veil from both a historica. Ranging from simple head scarf to full body bura the veil is worn by vast numbers of Muslim women around the world What Is Veiling explains one of the most visible controversial and leastnderstood emblems of Islam Sahar Amer's evenhanded approach is anchored in sharp cultural insight and rich historical context Addressing the significance of veiling in the religious cultural. Tural practice of being nveiled and openly visible in a physical sense as veiling can be a cultural practice too "If A Country To "a country chooses to a law forbidding veiling on its own territory we can debate on pros and cons of it but it is no way a form of colonialismDespite the few gripes I thoroughly enjoyed the books and would recommend it to others 297576 A51211 2014 Well researched in a diverse range of topics from religious texts to hijabi artists Very interesting as an intro to the world of veiling This is an interesting book It s pretty accessible and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about the history and politics of Islamic veiling I have a couple of alms though One is that I m kind of confused by the assertion in the description that the book is of confused by the assertion in the description that the book is criticizing nor defending the practice of veiling it seems to lean towards a pro veiling stance and definitely isn t neutral in any case The other is that I feel like the chapter Veiling and Feminism could perhaps have been better researched It didn t adeuately address the topic in my opinion I d be interested to know whether other feminists agree A clear and detailed explanation of hijab the Muslim tradition of veiling Amer includes a long history a learned discussion of the religious teaching and tradition the effect of Euro American dominations and current factors like feminism anti Muslim sentiments and legislation There were ideas that were new to me like that putting on the veil can be a statement against a history of Western domination when de veiling was done by force I think that the veil should be a choice to not wear or TO wear but now I have some much better argumentsThere was a very good glossary in the back but I do wish it had pictures I wish the whole book had pictures in fact. Oversimplified and extend well beyond the religious and political accounts that are overwhelmingly proclaimed both inside and outside Muslim majority societies Neither defending nor criticizing the practice What Is Veiling clarifies the voices of Muslim women who struggle to be heard and who veiled or not demand the right to live spiritual personal and public lives in dignity. ,


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