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The Veiling Issue in 20th Century Iran in Fashion and Society, Religion, and Government

Department of Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Religions 2019, 10(8), 461; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10080461
Received: 7 May 2019 / Revised: 15 July 2019 / Accepted: 30 July 2019 / Published: 1 August 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Fashion/Religion Interfaces)
This essay focuses on the Iranian woman’s veil from various perspectives including cultural, social, religious, aesthetic, as well as political to better understand this object of clothing with multiple interpretive meanings. The veil and veiling are uniquely imbued with layers of meanings serving multiple agendas. Sometimes the function of veiling is contradictory in that it can serve equally opposing political agendas. View Full-Text
Keywords: Iran; women’s right; veiling; veiling fashion; Iranian politics Iran; women’s right; veiling; veiling fashion; Iranian politics
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