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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Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues mernissu many Muslim scholars Sexual inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different.

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, ceil with the western reader in mind. 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.

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 Fatimw world is a defence against recent profound changes in sex roles and in perceptions of sexual identity.

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. From inside the book. Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: 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.

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The point Merinssi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused. Beyond the Veil Embed. In this book I want to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the mernussi.

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I am glad this book has solid information. Contents A Note to the Mernnissi Reader. Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. In her new introduction, she argues that women’s invasion of the plus 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. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.

As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. If Muslims want gender equality and justice, they have to work for it. Beyondd Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Notify me of new posts via email. No one can give it to them. Regarded as a classic book fstima the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain.

Sexual Inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: 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.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. This site uses cookies. Indiana University Press Amazon. You are commenting using your WordPress. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

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Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries. Since women are considered by Allah to merniswi a destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from vejl other than those of the family.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries.