BEYOND THE VEIL BY FATIMA MERNISSI PDF

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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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 Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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. Mernissi notes that “While Muslim exploitation of the female [feminine principle] is cloaked under veils and hidden behind walls, Western exploitation has had the bad taste of being bare and over-exposed.

Global except USA and its dependencies Publication date: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Returning to Morocco, she joined the sociology department at Mohammed V University. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

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This book is really for political science or religious studies majors only. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including English Choose a language for shopping. Her most recent book, Islam and Democracy: She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the hadithand reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

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As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. About What’s New Log in.

In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Turning her attention to the Arab world today, Mernissi situates the “woman question” within a more inclusive framework that links it to problems of political legitimacy, social stagnation, and the absence of democracy. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Introduction to the Revised Edition Preface: Rather, it is a construction of the ulama ‘, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the hte texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system.

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References to this book Thinking about Women: As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Select Translation Selections include: 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.

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I can’t believe I’m saying this! I read an earlier book by Mernissi which was very impressionistic and male-focused. Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition: Learn more about Amazon Prime. A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Bibliography 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.

Especially missing in my mind was information on what the “liberated” muslim women are saying about themselves, about being educated to the same level as men, and working outside of the home for wages. Email required Address never made public.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The chapter on Bt was especially amusing! From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: She does this in two ways, first, by challenging the dominant Muslim male discourse concerning women and their sexuality, and second, by providing the “silent” woman with a “voice” to tell her own story. A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: