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.

Author: Zuzil Vimi
Country: South Africa
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 1 November 2007
Pages: 474
PDF File Size: 18.94 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.31 Mb
ISBN: 457-6-98179-248-7
Downloads: 8985
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Voodookasa

Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: Saqi Fatija Publication Date: No eBook available Amazon. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9.

Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

Account Options Sign in. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim.

In her new introduction, she argues that women’s invasion of the plus Arab satellite channels in the twenty-first century, as show anchors and film and video stars, supports her theory that Islam as a religion celebrates female power.

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. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Beyond the Veil – Fatima Mernissi – Google Books

References to this book Thinking about Women: Join other followers. No eBook available Amazon. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. In this book I want to demonstrate vejl there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes.

  DEMARK TRENDLINE PDF

Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society. 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 threat to civilized society. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site!

Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Account Options Sign in.

Beyond the Veil

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Recent Posts Further Feminist Readings? No eBook available Amazon.

Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. 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. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. 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.

From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Andersen Snippet view – A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: From inside the book.

Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes. 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.

  MAERUA OBLONGIFOLIA PDF

A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries. Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality.

Womens Liberation in Muslim Countries. 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.

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

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. Join our email list.

Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Skip to services menu.

You are commenting using your WordPress. 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.

Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN.

Share