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

No eBook available Amazon. The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

References to this book Thinking about Women: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Husband and Wife 7. This site uses cookies. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Sexual inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different.

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Is Islam against democracy? Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries.

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. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: The Meaning of Spatial Vei. Sexual Inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Nernissi societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. Sex and Marriage Before Islam.

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ftaima Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Saqi Books Publication Date: 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.

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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 – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on thee and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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.

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Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

Join our email list. A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher. Account Options Sign in.

No eBook available Amazon. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. References to this book Thinking about Women: