Beyond the Veil Revised Edition edition [Fatima Mernissi] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excellent Book. 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. Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Is Islam against democracy? In this classic study, internationally renowned sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that.

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

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She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition: The Forgotten Queens Of Islam. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The critique that this reads like a term paper reflects the serious scholarship and the edition I read published by Indian University Press was worthy to be read.

Instead of complaining about the book and its outdated content, I think I’ll just go ahead and write a well-researched book on the same topic! Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: The early Muslimahs were catima, powerful, independent women!


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She is a recognized public figure in her own country and abroad, especially in France, where she is well known in feminist circles.

Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

With behond OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Even with bsyond historical and Islamic inaccuracies for instance, many hadiths – Prophetic traditions – quoted by Mernissi have been outruled as inauthentic by contemporary Islamic scholars, thus invalidating many of her arguments and theoriesI found this book to be very interesting, and it sheds light – though indirectly, and perhaps unintentionally – on Moroccan history and culture.

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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. This book is really for political science or religious studies majors only. Mernisis a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Select Translation Selections include: Regulation of Tge Sexuality in the Muslim. Skip to services menu. Her major books have been translated into several languages, including English, German, Dutch, and Japanese.


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Her book Doing Daily Battle is a collection of annotated interviews with Moroccan women who present a lucid account of the painful reality of their lives as they struggle against poverty, illiteracy, and sexual oppression. Education as a catalyst for the changes that are ensuing for women’s rights throughout the Muslim world was well presented. Tales of a Harem Girlhood. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Beyond the Veil

Saqi Books Publication Date: 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.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics fattima modern Muslim fatimx – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.

Does Islam as a religion oppress women?