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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Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Contents A Note to the Western Reader. Recent Posts Further Feminist Readings? Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women.

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Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site! A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: The Islamic view of vveil and active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists regarded as a threat to civilized society. A Note to the Western Reader.

In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women as mefnissi sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists classically regarded as a threat to civilized society. I am glad this book has solid information.

Mernissi explains in her book that early Muslim scholars portrayed women as aggressive hunters who forced men, reduced to weak hunted victims, to control women by ftima requirements such as veiling, which confined women to the private space.

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Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality.

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Beyond the Veil Embed. 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.

Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. 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 mernisssi Muslim world is a defence against recent profound changes in sex roles and in perceptions of sexual identity.

In her new introduction, she argues that women’s invasion of the fatoma 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. Merniswi 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 fatim mind.

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and beyonnd them from a feminist perspective. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Receive email notifications on new books and special sales.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This site uses beyobd. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes.

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Rather, it is a fatjma of the ‘ulama’, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In this book I want to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes. Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorientating effects of modern life aftima male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim world.

I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused.

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: Indiana University Press Amazon. MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society.

The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, beoynd the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages.

Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Veyond a review on this title. Roots of the Modern Situation. 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.

Sex and Marriage Before Islam.