Fashion, Feminism or Freedom: Dissecting France’s Ban on Burkini
Date of Issue2016-08-29
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The recent ban and legal rulings on the burkini (Islamic swimsuit) in a number of French towns raises questions about the aims of the policy, as well as the way women’s bodies are used as the ideological battlefield between cultures.
RSIS Commentaries, 219-16
Nanyang Technological University