Questioning the veil : open letters to Muslim women / Marnia Lazreg

Author(s): Lazreg, Marnia
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Subjects: Muslim women
Hijab (Islamic clothing)
Veils--Religious aspects--Islam
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 156 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Letter 1. Modesty 15
Letter 2. Sexual Harassment 41
Letter 3. Cultural Identity 53
Letter 4. Conviction and Piety 67
Letter 5. Why Women Should Not Wear the Veil 97
Notes 133
References 147
Index 153
Notes: LCCN: 2009003499
ISBN: 9780691138183 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0691138184 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Letter one: modesty -- Letter two: sexual harassment -- Letter three: cultural identity -- Letter four: conviction and piety -- Letter five: why women should not wear the veil
OCLC Number: 302099344
ISBN/ISSN: 9780691138183
0691138184