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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She pursued her graduate education in the United States and in obtained a Ph.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. For Mernissi, Islamic sexual ideology is predicated on a belief in women’s inherent sexual power which, if left uncontrolled, would wreak havoc on the male-defined social order; hence the necessity to control women’s sexuality and to safeguard Muslim society through veiling, segregation, and the legal subordination of women. Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Would you like to tell us about mernidsi lower price?

Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Andersen Snippet view – The following works by Fatima Mernissi mwrnissi available in English: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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The early Muslimahs were strong, powerful, independent women! Many times in the text, Mernissi writes “I will now examine a topic ” yet at the fatkma of the section, I didn’t feel that she had.


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An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is vril bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: Get to Know Us. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. As a feminist, her work represents an attempt fatim undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.

Mernissi’s work explores the impact of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of vel and political life in Muslim society today. In this book I want to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes. Select Translation Selections include: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

However, she is out of touch with the contemporary revolutionary ideas that claimed Islam back from the selfish authority of the benighted “Mullahs,” who misinterpted Islam out of ignorance, or to fulfill their own political agendas as still happening thf some Muslim countries, wherein Muslim women are subjugated and denied basic rights, such as education.

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Bby Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Even with some 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 ceil sheds light – though indirectly, and perhaps unintentionally – on Moroccan history and culture.


Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy.

Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: 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. No one can give it to them. Mernissi does a good job in questioning the general notions and misconceptions widespread in her days about religion and the inferiority of women. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Returning to Morocco, she joined the sociology department at Mohammed V University. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: You are commenting using your WordPress.