Professor of Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London and author
Professor Emma Tarlo has conducted long-term anthropological fieldwork in India and Britain. She has a specialist interest in the anthropology of dress, material culture and urban anthropology and has published widely in these fields.
She is a professor of anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London and author of Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair (Oneworld 2016).
Many Muslim women both in Britain and around the world are excluded or discouraged from taking up sports owing to their desire to maintain stricter standards of modesty than sports clothes allow. And Muslims are not alone.
29/07/2012 19:00 BST
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