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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Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Mernissi’s work explores the vei, between sexual ideology, gender identity, sociopolitical organization, and the status of women in Islam; her special focus, however, is Moroccan society and culture. Account Options Sign in. Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title.


The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries.

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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. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

No one can give it to them. The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: MaleFemale Dynamics mernissl a Muslim Society.

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The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: 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.

Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim.

Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Womens Liberation in Muslim Countries. References to this book Thinking about Women: Selected pages Title Page.


Receive email notifications on new books and special sales. In this book I beyonx to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes.

Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes.

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. Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites.

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