Talk to the headscarf a memoir by Emma Hannigan

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Published by Hatchette in Dublin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Patients,
  • Health,
  • Cancer,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementEmma Hannigan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC265.6.H36 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p. ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24844124M
ISBN 100749956488
ISBN 109780749956486
LC Control Number2011379284

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So let’s take a look at some of the stories behind the scarf, and acknowledge that while, indeed, some women truly believe that wearing a headscarf is part of their duty and obligation to be a pious Muslim woman, the stereotype certainly Author: Zainab Salbi.

Prejudice and progress: Local women with hijabs talk about what it's like to wear the Muslim headscarf in Chicago.

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Even though I now personally regard religious identity as something constructed, I do take it seriously – out of consideration. Mothers who wear the headscarf are role models for their daughters.

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