Veil as Barrier to Muslim Women's Suffrage in French Algeria, 1944-1954

In 1944, women in metropolitan France and across the French empire gained full citizenship. That same year, French officials enfranchised Algerian Muslim men. Yet, under pressure from the European settler community in Algeria, the French refused to give Algerian Muslim women citizenship. Why did the...

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Perego, Elizabeth
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.06.2014
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 11; no. 2-3; pp. 160 - 186
Data of publication: 20140600
ISSN: 1569-2078
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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