Hair, Headwear, and Orthodox Jewish Women: Kallah's Choice

Hair, Headwear, and Orthodox Jewish Women: Kallah's Choice

by Amy K. Milligan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498505543
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/24/2016
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Amy K. Milligan teaches women and gender studies at Elizabethtown College. Her research concentrates on the overlap of gender and sexuality with religion.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Hairy Subject: Approaches to Hair and Hair Covering
Chapter 2: Covering Jewish Women: The Congregational Context
Chapter 3: Splitting Hairs: The Struggle for Community Definition in a Small Town Orthodox Synagogue
Chapter 4: Wearing Many Hats: The Hair Covering Practices of the Orthodox Jewish Women at Degel Israel Synagogue
Chapter 5: Letting Their Hair Down: Orthodox Women at Degel Israel Synagogue Who Choose Not to Cover Their Hair
Chapter 6: Flipping Their Wigs for Judaism: Non-Orthodox Women Who Choose to Cover Their Heads
Chapter 7: The Long and Short of It: A Psychoreligious Interpretation of Hair Covering

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