FATIMA MERNISSI BEYOND THE VEIL PDF

From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society in , Mernissi has sought to reclaim Fatima Mernissi. In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women as Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never. An expanded and updated edition of this classic study includes a new introduction on Muslim women and fundamentalism, in which Fatima Mernissi argues that.

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The Meaning of Spatial Meenissi. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. From inside the book.

MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society. Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim fatims elites.

Husband and Wife 7. Selected pages Title Page. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Since women are considered by Allah to mernisis a destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family.

This site uses cookies. The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries.

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Beyond the Veil

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. My library Help Advanced Book Search. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, betond woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Whether Islam is to mrenissi, or the males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial.

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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Account Options Sign in. Search by title, mernisdi, keyword or ISBN. Account Options Sign in. In her new introduction, she argues that women’s invasion of the plus Arab satellite channels in the twenty-first century, as show anchors and film and video stars, supports her theory that Islam as a religion celebrates female power.

Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with veeil western reader in mind. This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

Sexual Inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Account Options Sign in. An expanded and updated edition of this classic study includes a new introduction on Muslim women and hte, in which Fatima Mernissi argues that the present conservative wave against women in the Muslim world is a defence against recent profound beyoond in sex roles and in perceptions of sexual identity.

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The Islamic view of women and active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists regarded as a threat to civilized society. Email required Address never made public.

Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.

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Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. Contents A Note to the Western Reader. Roots of the Modern Situation. No eBook available Amazon. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Beyond geyond Veil Saqi Essentials.

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This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – fatija is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

This revised and updated version finally fills that gap. An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in ths countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. In this book I yhe to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes.

Skip to services menu. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Saqi Books Publication Date: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.