Dress As Markers of Separation
Ambar Ahmad
VISIBLY MUSLIM: FASHION, POLITICS, FAITH by Emma Tarlo Berg Publishers, 2015, 241 pp., $34.95
March 2015, volume 39, No 3

Emma Tarlo’s work is a nuanced, multilayered, complex and fascinating ethnography of the politics of being ‘visibly Muslim.’ Despite the cover image depicting the sideways glance of the hijab clad woman, between the covers lies an exploration of both men’s and women’s experiences of being visibly Muslim, although the focus is heavily on veiling by women.

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