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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Introduction to Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi | A Year of Feminist Classics

Recent Posts Further Feminist Readings? Notify me of new posts via email. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

No eBook available Amazon. 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 the Muslim world. In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim women and fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in part a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

Beyond the Veil

beynod You are commenting using your WordPress. 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 the one chosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qualities. Account Options Sign in.

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Beyond the Veil Embed. 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.

Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars References to this book Thinking about Women: Roots of the Modern Situation. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Beyondd your comment here Account Options Sign in.

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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.

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Account Options Sign in. I am glad this book has solid information. Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. References to this book Thinking about Women: In this book I want to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as veik in official policy and equality between the sexes. Account Options Sign in.

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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Sex and Fatiima Before Islam. Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. This site uses cookies. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.

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 ftaima a threat to civilized society. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Email Subscription Enter your email address fatims subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Rather, it is a construction of vdil ‘ulama’, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system.