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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Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Fear of the Modern Worldis an impassioned plea for Muslims to reclaim the best of their tradition and to cast off their fear of the West. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A. Mernissi’s work explores the impact of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of domestic and political life in Muslim society today.

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From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Womens Liberation in Muslim Countries. From inside the book.

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Andersen Snippet view – Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality. No eBook available Amazon. I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. This revised and updated version finally fills that gap.

Sex and Marriage Before Islam. She writes regularly beyomd women’s issues hte the popular press, participates in public debates promoting the cause of Muslim women internationally, and has supervised the publication of a series of books on the legal status of women in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.

In her view, the Muslim ideal of the “silent, passive, obedient woman” has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Merissi Posts Further Feminist Readings?


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The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: 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. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: You are commenting using your Facebook account. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, vdil, and phone.

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Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. No one can give it to them.

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Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: