Homa Hoodfar

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Iranian anthropologist

Why Is Homa Hoodfar Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Homa Hoodfar is a Canadian-Iranian sociocultural anthropologist and professor emerita of anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal. While she is most widely known for her work on Western perceptions of the veil or hijab in its varied forms, meanings, and historical uses, much of her work has focused on women's roles in public life in Muslim societies, with particular attention to how religious symbols and interpretations have been variously used to support and repress women's status.

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