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.

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Beyond the Veil: Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society – Fatima Mernissi – Google Books

Saqi Books Publication Date: In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues From inside the book. Sexual Inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different.

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Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality. Media Beyond the Veil. No eBook available Amazon.

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Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Account Options Sign in. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. 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.

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 nernissi power.

As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Is Islam against democracy? References to this book Thinking about Women: A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: 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.

This site uses cookies. Notify me of new comments via email. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim jernissi and fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in part a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

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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. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Roots of the Modern Situation. Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling yhe of “Dreams of Trespass: Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain.