From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society in , Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological. Born in Fez to a middle-class family, Mernissi studied at the Mohammed V From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in. Fatema Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist and sociologist who is renowned for her work on women’s rights within Islam. Beyond the Veil is the.

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No eBook available Mernjssi. It reads like a long term paper, using terms like “symbolic capital” for “ideas”, for example although to be fair, this English version is a translation. Account Options Sign in. Select Translation Selections include: The Veil mernizsi the Male Elite: Showing of 12 reviews.

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She is a recognized public figure in her own country and abroad, especially in France, where she is well known in feminist circles. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Must read for any scholar of Islam. Account Options Sign in. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The updated Introduction is very helpful but I would like to see a more recently updated Preface to the book.

Beyond the Veil : Male-female Dynamics in Muslim Society

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Husband and Wife 7. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality.

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Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. English Choose a language for shopping. If I had read this book in the 70s – when it was first written and published – I would have really thought of it as a classic work, but I wasn’t born then.

The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries. Working at the courts in my conservative Gulf country, I witnessed cases in which women “self-determinedly” divorced their husbands, who could not satisfy them sexually.

In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. As a mernisxi, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Set up a giveaway. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Especially missing in my mind was information on bryond the “liberated” muslim women are saying about themselves, about being educated to the same level as men, and working outside of the home for wages.

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Merniissi quote ‘A fascinating book. Mernissi notes that “While Muslim exploitation of the female [feminine principle] is cloaked under veils and hidden behind walls, Western exploitation has had the bad taste of being bare and over-exposed.


If a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women’s status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qualities. No eBook available Amazon.

Beyond the Veil

Recent Posts Further Feminist Readings? With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically beil women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Tales of a Harem Girlhood. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Mernissi’s recent work continues to challenge the traditional Muslim discourse on tthe and the status of women.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. Despite a fair amount of attention mernisi to this book in the popular press a few years ago, it is not a book for a general audience.

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