Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-236) and index.
Feeling at home in the nation -- Rejecting the headscarf in France -- Reinventing the headscarf in Turkey -- Tolerating the headscarf in the Netherlands -- Negotiating the headscarf in Germany -- Retelling national narratives.
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The headscarf is an increasingly contentious symbol in countries across the world. Those who don the headscarf in Germany are referred to as ""integration-refusers."" In Turkey, support by and for headscarf-wearing women allowed a religious party to gain political power in a strictly secular state. A niqab-wearing Muslim woman was denied French citizenship for not conforming to national values. And in the Netherlands, Muslim women responded to the hatred of popular ultra-right politicians with public appeals that mixed headscarves with in-your-face humor. In a surprising way, the headscarf-a g.