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BEYOND THE VEIL FATIMA MERNISSI 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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Whether Islam is to blame, or the males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial.

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.

Mernissi’s recent work continues to challenge the traditional Muslim discourse on gender and the status of women.

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Ftaima, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Fear of the Modern World.

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.

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. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: Bibliography The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: From inside the book.

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This revised and updated version finally fills that gap. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. 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.

Skip to services menu. I am glad this book has solid information. Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. A Note to the Western Reader. Is Islam against democracy?

Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Selected pages Title Page. Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana.

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorientating effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim world. Returning to Morocco, she joined the sociology department at Mohammed V University.

From inside the book. Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A. Her book Doing Daily Battle is a collection of annotated interviews with Moroccan women who present a lucid account of the painful reality of their lives as they struggle against poverty, illiteracy, and sexual oppression.

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Mernissi, Fatima

Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. 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.

The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the behond of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

Beyond the Veil

Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Sex and Marriage Before Islam. In her book The Veil and the Male Elite first published in French inshe critically examines the historical context of Muslim law and tradition and argues that the original message of the Prophet Muhammad, which called for equality between the geyond, has been misrepresented by later political leaders and religious scholars.

Notify me of new comments via email. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.