Outlawing the Veil, Banning the Muslim? Restricting Religious Freedom in France

The article explores religious freedom and restrictions on Islamic veils in France. Emphasis is given to topics such as the separation between religion and state in French society, bans on headscarves and religious garments in public schools, the role of the face in social interaction, and Muslim id...

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Published in:Cross currents
Main Author: Adrian, Melanie
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2015]
In:Cross currents
Year: 2015, Volume: 65, Issue: 3, Pages: 371-379
Further subjects:B Muslims
B ISLAMIC clothing & dress Law & legislation
B France Social life & customs
B Freedom of religion
B Muslims Religious identity
B Veils
B France
B Social aspects
B LEGAL status, laws, etc
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:The article explores religious freedom and restrictions on Islamic veils in France. Emphasis is given to topics such as the separation between religion and state in French society, bans on headscarves and religious garments in public schools, the role of the face in social interaction, and Muslim identity in the French public sphere.
ISSN:1939-3881
Contains:Enthalten in: Cross currents
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/cros.12146