Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban

Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban

by Amelie Barras

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ISBN-13: 9780415790864
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/14/2016
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Amélie Barras is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Montreal with the Chair Religion, Culture and Society and the Canadian Religion and Diversity Project. Her research interest is in religion and politics, with a special focus in gender, law and Islam. She has published articles on these topics in Democratization, Journal of Human Rights and in Mediterranean Politics.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. A Tradition of Regulations: Shedding Light on the Paradoxes of Languages of Secularism 3. The Slow Exclusion of Pious Women from French and Turkish Societies: (re) producing Spaces 4. French Muslim Activists: Promoting a laïcité-ante 5. Turkish Devout Activists: Reconfiguring laïklik with Human Rights 6. A Rights-based Discourse: a Door to Multiple Sites of Contestations 7. Conclusion: An Invitation to Transcend the Secular/Religious Divide

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