FATIMA MERNISSI BEYOND THE VEIL PDF

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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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Whether Islam is to blame, or the mernisso who interpret her role as such, is immaterial. My library Help Advanced Book Search. From inside the book.

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Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries.

Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality.

An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Andersen Snippet view – In this classic study, internationally renowned sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that women’s oppression is not due to Islam as this religion in fact celebrates women’s power. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN.

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

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: You are commenting using your Facebook account. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials.

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She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

Account Options Sign in. She critically ghe the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including Contents A Note to the Western Reader. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site!

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.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. I am glad this book has solid information. I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very feil and male-focused. 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.

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Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Indiana University Press Amazon. Media Beyond the Veil.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Join our email list. Since women are considered by Allah mernisdi be a destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family. Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes.

Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorientating effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of merrnissi Muslim world.

Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes.