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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A Note to the Western Reader. 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.
Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain.
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Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, beyons Muslim male elites. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Receive email notifications on new books and special sales. Sex and Marriage Before Islam.
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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Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
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. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy.
Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Since women are considered by Allah to be a destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family.
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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. Account Options Sign in.
Beyond the Veil
Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: 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 mernkssi written from within, but with the western reader in mind. The requisites of modernization, however, th incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries.
The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.