Orientalism, Moslem Women in Canada and the Issue of the Veil


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Orientalism, Moslem Women in Canada and the Issue of the Veil
The purpose of this literature review is to examine and understand the concept of Orientalism and how it relates to the issues of Moslem women in Canada, especially the issues of the “Veil” which has become politicized in the contemporary global as well as local conditions. The paper will summarize some important ideas brought about in the literature on the issue and the broader framework of the idea of the Oriental as ‘the Other’. Finally, the paper will argue that the literature clearly shows the correlation between the undermining of Moslem women’s rights and narrow view of the meaning of the Veil in western societies. The paper will show that racist ideas about Orientalism...
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