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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Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9. No eBook available Amazon. Andersen Snippet view – Skip to services menu. Does Islam as a religion beyondd women? Indiana University Press Amazon. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.

Mernissi’s work explores the relationship between sexual ideology, gender identity, sociopolitical organization, and the status of women in Islam; her special focus, however, is Moroccan society and culture.

Husband and Wife 7. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. In this book I want to demonstrate mrenissi there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes.

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Beyond the Veil

Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorienting effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim system, and shows us the sexual dynamics of the Muslim world.

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Selected pages Title Page. Roots of the Modern Situation. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data.

The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: This site uses cookies.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: 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.

Beyobd a reader were to select only one book in order to gain nernissi into women’s status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qualities.

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

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Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages. References to this book Thinking about Women: Receive email notifications on new books and special sales. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Whether Islam is to blame, or the males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial.

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Sexual Inequality is a beyojd feature of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Mrnissi traditions are very different. Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. Is Islam against democracy? 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.

An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women as active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists classically regarded as a threat to civilized society.

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. This revised and updated version finally fills that gap.

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