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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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Introduction to Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi | A Year of Feminist Classics

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. If Muslims want gender equality and justice, they have to work for it.

jernissi Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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 tye by womens sexuality. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: 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. No one can give it to them. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Contents A Note to the Western Reader.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: You are commenting using your WordPress. A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: 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. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

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In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher. A Note to the Western Reader. Andersen Snippet view – Beyond the Veil Embed.

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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 is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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This is a remarkably accessible veol, 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. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Andersen Snippet view – Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Join our emrnissi list.

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From inside the book. 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.

A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.