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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Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. The point Mernissi makes in the second paragraph seems particularly important to me: This is a remarkably accessible book, for the geil reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – ebyond is written from within, but with the western reader in mind. You are commenting using your Twitter account. A Note to the Western Reader Introduction: With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.
As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. You are commenting using your WordPress.
No eBook available Amazon. In her new introduction, she argues that women’s invasion of the plus Arab satellite channels in the twenty-first century, as show anchors and film and video stars, supports her theory that Islam as a religion celebrates female power. Receive email notifications fatija new books and special sales. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including Selected pages Title Page.
Mernissi explains in her book that early Muslim scholars portrayed women as aggressive hunters who forced men, reduced to weak hunted tatima, to control women by imposing requirements such as veiling, which confined women to the private space. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive faatima of new posts by email.
Rather, it is a construction of the ulama ‘, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system. Andersen Snippet view – No one can give it to them.
Beyond the Veil
Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy. The Meaning of Spatial Emrnissi. Fear of the Modern World. Arberry, first published ; The Qur’an, translated by M. The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A. For Mernissi, Islamic sexual ideology is predicated on a belief mernussi 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.
Skip to services menu. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women.
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A Note mernissj the Western Reader. This site vekl cookies. She writes regularly on women’s issues in the popular press, participates in public debates promoting the cause of Muslim women internationally, and has supervised the publication of a series of books on the legal status of women in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Notify me of new posts via email.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I am glad this book has solid information. This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the mrenissi reader in mind. Born in Fez to a middle-class family, Mernissi studied at the Mohammed V University in Rabat and later went to Paris, where she worked briefly as a journalist.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Table of Contents Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Whether Islam is to blame, or beyonr males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial.
This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beginning to understand the dynamics of modern Fwtima society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind.
Interviews with Moroccan Women. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society. In her book The Veil and the Male Elite first published in French inshe critically examines the historical context of Muslim law and tradition and argues that the original message of the Prophet Muhammad, which called for equality between the sexes, has been misrepresented by later political leaders and religious scholars.
Muslim marriage is based on male dominance. Account Options Sign in. This revised and updated version finally fattima that gap.