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All Posts Tagged With: "headscarf"

Bedazzled Abayas

The clothing police are cracking down on streaks of vibrant color, bands of glittering crystal and sexy leopard skin prints popping up on the runway—or rather, in this case, in Saudi Arabia's marketplaces.

Oct 6th, 2008 | Comments

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Turkey’s Tigers: Video: Full Episode

For years, Turkey's pious Muslims have been pushed to the fringes of the stridently secular country. Now Muslims are embracing capitalism and commerce.

Aug 22nd, 2006 | Comments

Turkey’s Tigers: Essay: Bordering on What?

The jostling together of European fads, age-old rural folkways and Islamic fervor has been a fact of Turkish life for a long time.

Aug 22nd, 2006 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Photo Essay: Muslim in Secular France

Explore the everyday lives of French Muslims in this photo essay.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Introduction

(August 26, 2004) WIDE ANGLE explores the ban on Muslim headscarves in French schools in the town of Dammarie-les-Lys, a racially diverse, working-class community on the outskirts of Paris, where young Muslim women face a choice to obey the ban - or flout it.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Islam and French Secularism: The Roots of the Conflict

Since 1989, the appearance of the hijab (Muslim headscarf) in French public schools has opened the most impassioned debate over the role of laïcité (secularism) in French society since the separation of church and state in 1905.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

Young, Muslim, and French: Interview with Fawaz Gerges

Professor Fawaz Gerges discusses secularism in France with host Mishal Husain.

Aug 26th, 2004 | Comments

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