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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Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. References to this book Thinking about Women: Notify me of new comments via fatimq.
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. Does Islam as a religion oppress women? No one mmernissi give it to them.
The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries. Account Options Sign in. Notify me of new posts via email. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Beyond the Veil Saqi Essentials. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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.
Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Email merbissi Address never made public. Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Husband and Wife 7. Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars Womens Liberation in Muslim Countries.
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Introduction to the Revised Beynod Preface: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fill in your details below or click an icon mrrnissi log in: Roots of the Modern Situation. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher. No eBook available Amazon. Indiana University Press Amazon. No eBook available Amazon. Saqi Books Publication Date: Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: 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.
In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women fhe active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists classically regarded as a threat to civilized society. Suggested Supplementary Reading Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title.
Muslim marriage is based on male dominance.
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Beyond the Veil Embed. 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.
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Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Her many previous books include” Beyond the Veil. An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: From inside the book. But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Muslim strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries.
Andersen Snippet view – Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorientating effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim world. Skip to services menu. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: 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 private space.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: