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.
|Published (Last):||10 July 2009|
|PDF File Size:||1.68 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||2.60 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
An Islamic feminist whose books have been published in twenty-six countries, she is the bestselling author of “Dreams of Trespass: Select Translation Selections include: Returning to Morocco, she joined the sociology department at Mohammed V University.
Introduction to Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi | A Year of Feminist Classics
From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. 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.
Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
What’s Inside – Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Mernissi’s work explores the mernixsi of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of domestic and political life in Muslim society today. Interviews with Moroccan Women. Sexual Inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies but the underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different.
As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.
By continuing to use this website, you agree to mefnissi use. 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
Account Options Sign in. Her most recent book, Islam and Democracy: From inside the book. In this classic study, internationally renowned sociologist Fatema Mermissi argues that women’s oppression is not due to Islam as this religion in fact celebrates women’s power.
Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: If Muslims want hte equality and justice, they have to work for it. Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: Roots of the Modern Situation. Notify me of new comments via email.
As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A.
I am glad this book has solid information. She pursued her graduate education in the United States and in obtained a Ph.
Selected pages Title Page. Notify me of new posts via email.
The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: 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. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help.
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.