Houshyar, S., & Sarmadi, B. (2014, April 2). A Fashionable Revolution: Veiling, Morality, and Consumer Culture in Iran. Jadaliyya. https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/30486
Women in Iran are challenging Western images of burqa-clad Iranian women as they wear branded, bright, and fitting clothing. Thus, demonstrating a sense of revolution amongst Iranian women. The obsession regarding Iranian women and their dress has led to three generalizations: treating women’s bodies as a measure of a society’s morality and progress; romanticizing resistance; and failing to consider capital and consumer culture in urban life as a factor.
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