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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This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Mmernissi society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.
The Veil and the Male Elite: Bibliography The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: Mernissi’s work explores the impact of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of domestic and political life in Muslim society today. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Her most recent book, Islam and Democracy: 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.
I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was beyon impressionistic and male-focused. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data 6.
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Beyond the Veil
In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Account Options Sign in.
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From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: Interviews with Moroccan Women.
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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Bsyond argues that many Muslim scholars Email required Address never made public. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A Note to the Western Reader Tge 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.
Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. Mernissi currently holds a research appointment at the Moroccan Institut Universitaire de Recherche Scientifique.
Andersen Snippet view – Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes. Sex and Marriage Before Islam. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: Whether Islam is to blame, or the males mermissi interpret her role as such, is immaterial. References to this book Thinking about Women: Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorienting effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim system, and shows us the sexual dynamics of the Muslim world.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Fear of the Modern Worldis an impassioned plea for Muslims to reclaim the best of their tradition and to cast off their fear of the West.
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. 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. Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M.
Introduction to Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi | A Year of Feminist Classics
She critically examines the classical corpus of mernissl texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. Translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. 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.
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