To veil or not to veil: These studies of women's veiling and dress address the issue of connections between modesty and proper comportment. Topics include women's employment, gender stereotypes, Islamist doctrine, and Western influence.

Baron, Beth. "Unveiling in Early Twentieth-Century Egypt: Practical and Symbolic Considerations." Middle Eastern Studies. 1989 Jul; 25(3).

Charrad, M. M. Cultural Diversity within Islam: Veils and Laws in Tunisia. Bodman, Herbert L. and Tohidi, Nayereh, editors. Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity within Unity. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reiner Publishers; 1998.

El Guindi, Fadwa. Veil: Modesty, Privacy and Resistance. Oxford and New York: Berg.
Gole, Nilufer. The Forbidden Modern: Civilization and Veiling. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press; 1996.

MacLeod, Arlene Elowe. Accomodating Protest: Working Women, the New Veiling, and Change in Cairo. New York: Columbia University Press; 1991.

---. "Hegemonic Relations and Gender Resistance: The New Veiling as Accomodating Protest in Cairo." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 1992; 17(3).

Sequeira, Debra Tina. The Political Veiling Game: A study of veiling trends in Turkey, Iran, and Egypt. 1989.

Zuhur, Sherifa. Revealing Reveiling. 1993.