Beyond the Veil Revised Edition edition [Fatima Mernissi] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent Book. 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. Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Is Islam against democracy? In this classic study, internationally renowned sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Rather, it is a construction of the ulama ‘, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system. The Forgotten Queens Of Islam. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Rather, it is a construction of the ‘ulama’, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system.

Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. This is a work of true scholarship that helps frame the subject of the veil and the “hijab” note the term “hijab” refers both to the covering of the head mernissl the entire realm of modesty designed to avoid arousing chaos within the Muslim community by women who are not covered.

Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This mmernissi not a light, superficial examination. Mernissi’s work explores the impact of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of domestic and political life in Muslim society today.


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The early Muslimahs were strong, powerful, independent 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. Must read for any scholar of Islam.

I can’t believe I’m saying this! Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. English Choose hhe language for shopping. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. If a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women’s status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be mernissj one chosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qualities.

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A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: Does Islam as a religion oppress women? She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including About What’s New Log in.

Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana.

The underpinnings of mernisdi “hijab” and veiling are presented by Mernissi with a perspective that clearly aligns with feminist tradition and the movement to fully enfranchise women in society.

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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. I especially appreciated the clear explanation of bwyond the repression of the feminine has its roots in the long history of Islam but there is a countervailing trend that sought and still seeks to establish true equality for women.


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Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. No one can give it to them. Get to Know Us. Subscriber Services Contact Us Help. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The critique that this reads like a term paper reflects the serious scholarship and the edition I read published by Indian University Press was worthy to be read.

Translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. However, she is out of touch with the contemporary revolutionary ideas that claimed Islam back from the selfish authority of the benighted “Mullahs,” who misinterpted Islam out of ignorance, or to fulfill their own political agendas as still happening in some Muslim countries, wherein Muslim women are subjugated and denied basic rights, such as education.

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