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Beyond the veil [videorecording] : are Iranian women rebelling? /

by Gregg, Andrew; Tremonti, Anna Maria; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; National CBC News; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1997Description: 1 videocassete (22 min.) : sd,. col. ; 1/2 in.Subject(s): Women -- Iran -- Social conditions | Purdah -- Iran | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Iran | Muslim women -- Iran -- Social conditions | Veils -- Social aspects -- IranSummary: In this program, a female reporter dons the hijab - "modest dress" - and goes undercover to find out how Iranian women feel about government-enforced dress code and about their diminished role in Iranian society. We watch teenage girls flaunt accepted behavioral codes, while morality police roam the streets of Teheran in search of offenders. Proponents of the hijab - Islamic scholars, a woman doctor, and a female student - discuss the practice within the context of Islamic religious tradition and the social benefits derived from it. Professional women and others discuss the broader issue of Islam's right to subjugate women by shaping who they are and how they think.
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Originally broadcast as a segment of the television programme: National magazine

Producer Andrew Gregg

Reporter, Anna Maria Tremonti

In this program, a female reporter dons the hijab - "modest dress" - and goes undercover to find out how Iranian women feel about government-enforced dress code and about their diminished role in Iranian society. We watch teenage girls flaunt accepted behavioral codes, while morality police roam the streets of Teheran in search of offenders. Proponents of the hijab - Islamic scholars, a woman doctor, and a female student - discuss the practice within the context of Islamic religious tradition and the social benefits derived from it. Professional women and others discuss the broader issue of Islam's right to subjugate women by shaping who they are and how they think.

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