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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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women as active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists classically regarded as a ftima to civilized society. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.

From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Account Options Sign in. Vveil Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

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Sexual Inequality is a prominent vril of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Andersen Snippet view – No eBook available Amazon.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: 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.

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The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: Since women are considered by Allah to be a destructive fatoma, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family. Receive email notifications on new books and special sales. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Skip to services menu. I am glad this book has solid information.

Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as veli and in posession of an aggressive sexuality. 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.

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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Saqi Books 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.

If Muslims want gender equality and justice, they have to work for it.

Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Media Beyond the Veil. 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.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: 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. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Join other followers.