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Questioning French Secularism: Gender Politics and Islam in a Parisian Subu…



Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, this book examines how contemporary secularism in France is positioned as a guarantor of women’s rights. Selby argues that the complex “fetishization” of headscarves in public, governmental, and feminist French discourse positions publicly-visible Muslim women in ways that obscure their engagement with laïcité (French secularism).


Questioning French Secularism

Pub Date : 2016-04-06 | Author : Jennifer Selby | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137011329
ISBN 13 : 1137011327

Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, this book examines how contemporary secularism in France is positioned as a guarantor of women’s rights. Selby argues that the complex ..


Dangerous Families

Pub Date : 2012-11-12 | Author : Matt Bernstein Sycamore | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136572432
ISBN 13 : 1136572430

Queer survivors piece together the clues to discover their own lives! Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving goes beyond the recovery narrative to create a new queer litera..


Disquieting Gifts

Pub Date : 2012-05-30 | Author : Erica Bornstein | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804782081
ISBN 13 : 0804782083

While most people would not consider sponsoring an orphan's education to be in the same category as international humanitarian aid, both acts are linked by the desire to give. Many..



Antifundamentalism In Modern America

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : David Harrington Watt | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0801448271
ISBN 13 : 9780801448270

David Harrington Watt's Antifundamentalism in Modern America gives us a pathbreaking account of the role that the fear of fundamentalism has played--and continues to play--in Ameri..


The World Of Customer Service

Pub Date : 2013-05-28 | Author : Pattie Gibson | Publisher : Cengage Learning

ISBN 10 : 9781133708476
ISBN 13 : 1133708471

Introduce your students to the exemplary customer service skills that are essential in all types of organizations today with the powerful, practical and engaging presentation in Gi..


The X In Sex

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : David. BAINBRIDGE | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674020412
ISBN 13 : 0674020413

A tiny scrap of genetic information determines our sex; it also consigns many of us to a life of disease, directs or disrupts the everyday working of our bodies, and forces women t..


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