A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America / Leila Ahmed

Author(s): Ahmed, Leila
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Subjects: Hijab (Islamic clothing)--Middle East
Hijab (Islamic clothing)--United States
Veils--Middle East
Veils--United States
Muslim women--Clothing--Middle East
Muslim women--Clothing--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011
LC Classification: B, BP
Physical Description: viii, 352 p. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010049535
ISBN: 9780300170955 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0300170955
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The islamic resurgence and the veil: from emergence to migration. Unveiling -- The veil's vanishing past -- The 1970s: seeds of the resurgence -- The new veil: converging influences -- The 1980s: exploring women's motivations -- Islamist connections -- Migrations -- The 1990s: a changing climate in America -- After 9/11: new pathways in America. Prologue -- Backlash: the veil, the burkah, and the clamor of war -- Isna and the women of isna -- American Muslim women's activism in the twenty-first century
OCLC Number: 670481392
ISBN/ISSN: 9780300170955