From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society in , Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological. Born in Fez to a middle-class family, Mernissi studied at the Mohammed V From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in. Fatema Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist and sociologist who is renowned for her work on women’s rights within Islam. Beyond the Veil is the.

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Contents A Note to the Western Reader. Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This is not a light, superficial examination.

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The Forgotten Queens Of Islam. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy.

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Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Notify me of new comments via email.

Despite a fair amount of attention given to this book in the popular press a few years ago, it is not a book for a general audience. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: This can only be accomplished, she maintains, through a radical overhaul of the tue, ideological, and social structures that have for generations conspired to deny the majority of Muslims, men and women alike, the modern benefits of equality, democracy, literacy, and economic security.


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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. It is unfair to criticize the book without taking into consideration the fact that it was written decades ago, and until the latest editionit must have been current.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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.

The critique that this kernissi like a term paper reflects the serious scholarship and the edition Mernnissi read published by Indian University Press was worthy to be read. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: The Veil and the Male Elite: Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.


Mernissi explains in her book mernlssi early Muslim scholars portrayed women as aggressive hunters who forced men, reduced to weak hunted victims, to control women by imposing requirements such as veiling, which confined women to the private space. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Mernissi’s work explores the relationship between sexual ideology, gender identity, sociopolitical organization, and the status of women in Neyond her special focus, however, is Moroccan society and culture.

Drawing on evil 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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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