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The veil in Kuwait : gender, fashion, identity /

Noreen Abdullah-Khan, Gulf University of Science and Technology, Kuwait. Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Gulf University of Science and Technology, Kuwait.

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Main Author: Abdullah-Khan, Noreen
Other Names: Botz-Bornstein, Thorsten.
Published: New York : Palgrave Pivot, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Topics: Hijab (Islamic clothing) - Kuwait. | Muslim women - Clothing - Kuwait. | Women - Kuwait - Social conditions. | RU ebook
Genres: Electronic books.
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Machine generated contents note: -- PART I: INTRODUCTION -- 1.1. Significance of the Study -- 1.2. Previous Research -- 1.3. Kuwaiti Society -- 1.4. Gulf University for Science and Technology -- 1.5. Methodology -- PART II: THE SURVEY -- 2.1. Survey Measures -- 2.2. Family Background -- 2.3. Limitations -- 2.3.1. General Context and Difficulties of the Survey -- 2.3.2. The 'East-West' Problem -- 2.4. Preliminary Conclusion -- PART III: RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS -- 3.1. The Central Question: Why do you Veil? -- 3.1.1. First Findings: Answers of 'Covered Girls' -- 3.1.2. Second Findings: Answers of 'Uncovered Girls' -- 3.1.3. Third Findings: Answers of 'Male Students' -- 3.2. The 'Protect Women from Men' Argument -- 3.3. The Feminist Argument -- 3.4. Preliminary Conclusion -- 3.5. Religion as a Factor -- 3.5.1. Praying Attitudes -- 3.5.2. Knowledge of the Scriptures -- 3.5.3. The Qur'anic Passages -- 3.6. Social Interactions and Mutual Perceptions -- 3.6.1. Culture and Religion -- 3.6.2. Perception and Self-Perception -- 3.6.3. Respect and Virtue -- 3.6.4. Different Perceptions of 'Male Attention' -- 3.6.5. Combining the Hijab with Western Clothes and 'Veiling Fashion' -- 3.6.6. Does the Hijab Enhance the Woman's Beauty? -- 3.6.7. Preliminary Conclusion: Unequal Perceptions and the Question of Tolerance -- PART IV: THE GUILT/SHAME PARADIGM -- 4.1. Modesty and Fitna -- 4.2. Shame and Guilt in Islamic Culture -- 5. Conclusion -- 5.1. The Paradox of Veiling Fashion -- 5.2. Overall Evaluation of Responses -- Bibliography -- Appendix: The Questionnaires.

Table of Contents for: The veil in Kuwait : gender, fashion, id