A reflective and critical analysis of the case study below

A reflective and critical analysis of the case study below

CASE STUDY: Hijabs and Canadian boundaries of acceptability: Banning of the hijabs in public spaces (Focus on Quebec Bill 21). Focus on how such cases and their underlying narratives illuminate the boundaries of acceptability in Canada.

P.S: These “boundaries” are not actual boundaries or borders, but social ones about which bodies are seen as belonging and “within” the nation.


Outline the key issues in the case study above

Include a thesis statement(s) or argument(s) that outlines the arguments clearly and succinctly

Define and use the critical terms/concepts

• Please engage and include these readings below-

  1. The racialization of Muslim veils: A philosophical analysis Alia Al-Saj http://web.mit.edu/~sgrp/2013/no1/Al-Saji2010.pdf
  2. SUNERA THOBANI Exalted Subjects Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada file:///C:/Users/Benita%20Aliu/Downloads/Thobani%20Sunera,%202007,%20_Exalted%20subjects,%20Introduction%20(1).pdf
  3. Good Muslim, Bad Muslim America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror by MAHMOOD MAMDANI file:///C:/Users/Benita%20Aliu/Downloads/Mamdani,%202004,%20Good%20Muslim%20Bad%20Muslim,%20pp.%2017-36%20(1).pdf
  4. WHAT IS ISLAMOPHOBIA? Reem Bahdi & Azeezah Kanji file:///C:/Users/Benita%20Aliu/Downloads/69UNBLJ322%20(1).pdf
  5. Also use any scholarly articles you deem necessary but include the ones above.

Place the issue/debate in the context of discourses (race, gender, multiculturalism, acceptability, citizenship….) relevant to Muslims post 9/11 Canada

Analyze the case study in the context of Canadian boundaries of acceptability and citizenship, demonstrating how it has considered such discourses and questions

Provide more than a description of the issue/case study -Ensure that the arguments provide an analysis of the issues raised by the case study and demonstrate a meaningful understanding of the relevant scholarly literature

Analyze the ideological context underlying the case study (including social, political, economic factors), and why such a case study is important in illuminating key societal discourses (in other words, why is this case study important, what discourses are embedded in it, whose interests is it serving, and why)

Pose 1-2 critical questions about a relevant issue arising from these discourses (Don’t have to answer them….)

Ensure that you reference the sources accurately (in-text citations, reference page, etc.) and include an accurate bibliography. You must cite correctly using either MLA or APA formats.

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