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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, Revised Edition

In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Account Options Sign in. This site uses cookies. Andersen Mernossi view – The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused.

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Notify me of new posts via email. 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. Husband and Wife 7. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries. Privacy Bejond Accessibility Help.

In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim women and fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in fstima a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Notify me of new comments via email. Is Islam against democracy? 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.

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This revised and updated version finally fills that gap. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: From inside the book.

Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality. Mernissi’s work explores the relationship between sexual ideology, gender identity, sociopolitical organization, and the status of women in Islam; her special focus, however, is Moroccan society and culture.

The Islamic view of women and active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists regarded as a threat to civilized society. No eBook available Amazon. 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 faima defence against recent profound changes in sex roles and in perceptions of sexual identity.

Beyond the Veil

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Contents A Note to the Western Reader. A Note to the Western Reader.

Global except USA and its dependencies Merbissi date: Whether Islam is to blame, or the males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. Beyond the Veil Embed. Such traditions as veiling and domestic isolation arose from a desire to control the potential threat posed to the social order by womens sexuality.

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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. References to this book Thinking about Women: From inside the book.

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References to this book Thinking about Women: Media Beyond the Veil. Recent Posts Further Feminist Readings? Account Options Sign in. An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: If Muslims want gender equality and justice, they have to work for it.

No one can give it to them. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the fatmia, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Muslim marriage is based on male dominance.