- Elgar Studies in Legal Theory
Chapter 5: Muslim veiling: critique of a comparative discourse
AbstractTurning from academic discourse to the practical, this chapter focuses the attention on how comparatists (judges and legal scholars) address the problem of normative pluralism and how they negotiate differences as they evaluate the Muslim dress code. The analysis brings to the fore visual – rather than cognitive – phenomena, as the grid is applied to the legal-judicial discourse on Muslim veiling.
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