Elisabeth Ozdalga is a researcher dividing her time between the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul and the Middle East Technical University in Ankara.
THE VEILING, ISSUE OFFICIAL SECULARISM AND POPULAR ISLAM IN MODERN TURKEY
The rise to power of the Turkish Islamists is a result of several decades of revivalism. In this process the veil has been a prominent symbol of the new religious puritanism. This book describes the conflict over the veil as it became a burning issue in the decade following the military intervention of 1980.
Publisher: CURZON PRESS