Headscarf and burqa controversies at the crossroad of politics , society and law

@inproceedings{Fournier2013HeadscarfAB,
  title={Headscarf and burqa controversies at the crossroad of politics , society and law},
  author={Pascale Fournier},
  year={2013}
}
In recent years, discourses around the Islamic ‘burqa’ have proliferated in Western Europe and in Canada. France and Belgium have been the epicentres of significant ‘burqa’ political storms, which have resulted in the passing of laws that prohibit full-face veiling in all public spaces. Other countries have witnessed similar debates, with the Netherlands… CONTINUE READING