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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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Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. Receive email notifications on new books and special sales. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Faima, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

Beyond the Veil

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: From inside the book.

Mernissu her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. 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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Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorienting effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim system, and shows us the vfil dynamics of the Muslim world.

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Meenissi Options Sign in. Andersen Snippet view – Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality. Selected pages Title Page.

Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. 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.

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. The early Muslimahs were strong, powerful, independent women! Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title.

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From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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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References to this book Thinking about Women: Contents A Note to the Western Reader. In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Soros Oria April 4, at 7: A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society.