On Being a Visibly Religious Muslim Woman: Piety and Polity in France

  • Jennifer A. Selby
Part of the Contemporary Anthropology of Religion book series (CAR)


In this concluding chapter, I focus on the query in the book’s title, reflecting on some of the explicit aims and implicit implications of contemporary French secularism. I return to some of the ethnographic data discussed in the previous chapters and identify three examples beyond Petit Nanterre. I then briefly reconsider the secular/liberation equation.


Gender Equality Public Sphere Immigrant Woman Social Comportment Muslim Woman 
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© Jennifer A. Selby 2012

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