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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Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Beyond the Veil Embed. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues Notify me of new comments via email.

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. No one can give it to them. A Note to the Western Reader. Join our email list. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Sex fatimz Marriage Before Islam. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Account Options Sign in. Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain.

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Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. References to this book Thinking about Women: Husband and Wife 7. Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana.

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She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective. The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries.

MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society. Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes. 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 veik recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

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Sexual inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but underlying mrnissi of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different. Indiana University Press Amazon.

The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries 9. A list of suggested supplementary reading enhances the value of this edition for students and general readers.

Selected pages Title Page. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Fatima Mernissi studied political science and sociology at Mohammed V University where she is now a researcher.

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This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is metnissi in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind. Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. Is Islam against democracy?

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