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The geographies of veiling : Muslim women in Britain

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

DWYER, C.
Dept. of Geography, Univ. College, London, Royaume-Uni


Description :
This issue is placed in a wider context, drawing on recent geographical work on Muslim identities. The position of Muslims in contemporary debates about multiculturalism in Britain is explored. The dynamics of veiling practices and contested meanings of the veil is discussed. The complexities of dress choices for young women is considered, and dominant discourses are challenged.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Geography, issn : 0016-7487, 2008, vol. 93, n°. 3, p. 140-147, nombre de pages : 8, Références bibliographiques : 28 ref.

Date :
2008

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Sheffield, Geographical Association

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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