Gender Lesson 6 The Headscarf Affair — Gender, Identities and Colonial Legacies
  
 
 
 
Gender Lesson 6 The Headscarf Affair — Gender, Identities and Colonial Legacies

Overview
This lesson uses the famous “Headscarf Affair” and role-playing activities to encourage students to think about the importance of tradition to a person’s identity and the conflicts this can produce in cross-cultural contact situations produced by globalization.

Relevant Learning Objectives

2)  Employ analytical concepts and awareness of basic themes learned through case studies in the process of cross-cultural communication.

3)  Recognize major transformations of women’s status and roles in the developing world brought about by economic and cultural globalization.

Procedure

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