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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Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes.

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Join our email list. Andersen Snippet view – A list of suggested supplementary reading enhances the value of this edition for students and general readers.

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Account Options Sign in. A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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


Mernissi explains in her book that early Muslim scholars portrayed women as aggressive hunters who forced men, reduced to weak hunted victims, to control women by imposing requirements such as veiling, which confined women to the fatiima space. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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In mernissii book I want to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes. Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Beyond the Veil Embed. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Her many previous books include” Beyond beyonnd Veil. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. 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 tue mind. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site!


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The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9. In this classic study, internationally mernisi sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that women’s oppression is not due to Islam as this religion in fact celebrates women’s power.

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A Note to the Western Reader. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: If Muslims want gender equality and justice, they have to work for it. Al Saqi Ebyond- Families – pages. Indiana University Press- Social Science – pages.

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. This is a remarkably beyodn book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding beynd beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.