Burqa: Garment as Signifier

The significance of the signifier does not reside in the object beheld, but in the beholder

This book is an analysis of the burqa as a symbol of cultural identity and how it was used by the western media.

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This was originally produced as a paper for the partial completion of the PhD studies as,”Burqa: Garment as Signifier from the Umma to the USA:7 yards of polyester as Honor, Protection, Purity, Prestige, Oppression, Resistance, Violence, Poverty, and a Justification for Military invasion”