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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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. References to this book Thinking about Women: Subscriber Services Contact Us Help.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Andersen Snippet view – From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Indiana University Press Amazon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Mernissi currently holds a research appointment at the Moroccan Institut Universitaire de Recherche Bsyond. About What’s New Log in. 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 threat to civilized society.

If Vril want gender equality and justice, they have fatimma work for it. For Mernissi, Islamic sexual ideology is predicated on a belief in women’s inherent sexual power which, if left uncontrolled, would wreak havoc on the male-defined social order; hence the necessity to control women’s sexuality and to safeguard Muslim society through veiling, segregation, and the legal subordination of women.

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You are commenting beyodn your Facebook account. Does Islam as a fatlma oppress women? This can only be accomplished, she maintains, through a radical overhaul of the political, ideological, and social structures that have for generations conspired to deny the majority of Muslims, men and women alike, the modern benefits of equality, democracy, literacy, and economic security. Muslim marriage is based on beond dominance.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality.

Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Bibliography The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. geyond

In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars 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. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

No eBook available Amazon. Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. 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.

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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Media Beyond the Veil. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. 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. Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim.

Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A Note to the Western Reader.

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Sex and Marriage Before Islam. No eBook available Amazon. 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. This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or hte to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Join other followers. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and mrrnissi systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.

A list of suggested supplementary reading enhances the value of this edition for students and general readers.