Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion - for iPad/Mac/PC

Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to veiling between generations, across different geographical regions and in different cultural and social environments? How do they negotiate diverse social and cultural influences, pressures and expectations, legal constraints, practical challenges and fashion trends? In this collection we explore the extraordinary range of different styles of Muslim dress and the em...
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Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to veiling between generations, across different geographical regions and in different cultural and social environments? How do they negotiate diverse social and cultural influences, pressures and expectations, legal constraints, practical challenges and fashion trends? In this collection we explore the extraordinary range of different styles of Muslim dress and the em...
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Veiling in the Southern I...

22 Feb 2013 | 19 mins 22 secs

Veiling in the South...

22 Feb 2013 | 19 mins 22 secs

Why do Muslim women adopt...

22 Feb 2013 | 04 mins 31 secs

Why do Muslim women ...

22 Feb 2013 | 04 mins 31 secs

Attitudes towards the hij...

22 Feb 2013 | 04 mins 58 secs

Attitudes towards th...

22 Feb 2013 | 04 mins 58 secs

Commercialisation of the ...

22 Feb 2013 | 03 mins 51 secs

Commercialisation of...

22 Feb 2013 | 03 mins 51 secs