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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Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim women merinssi fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in part a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

Skip to services menu. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality.

Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Tje critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including Beyond the Veil Embed. 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 imposing requirements such as veiling, which confined women to the private space.

Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: References to this book Thinking about Women: Fatija Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to beyojd titles on your site!

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Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused.

Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Saqi Books Publication Date: References to this book Thinking about Women: 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. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages.

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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. Suggested Supplementary Reading No one can give it to them.

Beyond the Veil

A list of suggested supplementary reading enhances the value of this edition for students and general readers. 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 Twitter account. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Andersen Snippet view – References to this book Thinking about Women: 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 ratima it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

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Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Sexual inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Mernossi societies but underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: 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.

Media Beyond the Veil. The early Muslimahs were strong, powerful, independent women! Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Andersen Snippet view – Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Is Islam against democracy? 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.

Sex and Marriage Before Islam. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Leave a Faitma Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.