should be analytical and relevant to the topic, a minimum of 500 words.
Note: you need to utilize at least two outside sources as well. You are not allowed to use the Wikipedia as your main two sources. At the bottom of your essay cite at least two outside sources that you have used to complete your assignment. Give the author (s)’ names, publication date, name of article, and the source where you found the article (i.e. printed books, journals or Internet web site) respectively.
Question: Turkey is the only Muslim country that for more than a decade did not allow its female population using some public governmental buildings while wearing their Islamic veil (hijab). What are your thoughts on such a policy? Do you think Turkey has a crisis of identity? Elaborate on your answer.
1.Turkey lifts ban on Islamic head scarves, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/10/131011-hijab-ban-turkey-islamic-headscarf-ataturk/
2. PBS Frontline: Muslims: This site explores Islam and Muslims examining the different faces of Islam’s worldwide resurgence and the fundamental tenets of the faith. Allowing you to read reporting from Iran, Nigeria, Egypt, Malaysia, Turkey, and the United States, and drawing on the perspectives of leading scholars this site provides you with stories of Muslims struggling to define how Islam will shape their lives and societies. This is only a reading site. The documentary itself is available through PSU Middle East Center and major public libraries.(http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/muslims/)
3. Women and Veil (PBS Frontline 2002): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/muslims/themes/women.html