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):||11 June 2015|
|PDF File Size:||13.11 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.82 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Bibliography The following works by Fatima Mernissi are available in English: Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain.
Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Join other followers. Fear of the Modern World.
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 western reader in mind. Other editions – View all Beyond mernisai Veil: Roots of the Modern Situation.
Drawing on popular source materials, Mernissi explores the disorientating effects of modern life on male-female relations, looks at the male-female unit as a basic element of the structure of the Muslim world.
Interviews with Moroccan Women. Fear of the Modern Worldis an impassioned plea for Muslims to reclaim the fatiima of their tradition and to cast off their fear of the West.
Beyond the Veil
From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: This is a remarkably accessible book, for the western reader who is interested in understanding or beynod to understand the dynamics of modern Muslim society – it is written from within, but with the western reader in mind. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Andersen Snippet view – Since women are considered by Allah to be mernsisi destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family.
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.
This can only be accomplished, she maintains, through a radical overhaul of the political, 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.
Contents A Note to the Western Reader. I am glad this book has vatima information.
From inside the book. Husband and Wife 7.
The Meaning of Merniswi Boundaries 9. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. The Veil and the Male Elite: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Indiana University Press Amazon. No one can give it to them. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.
Beyond the Veil | Saqi Books
Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Email required Address never made public.
Her book Doing Daily Battle is a collection of annotated interviews with Moroccan women who present a lucid account of the painful reality of their lives as they struggle against poverty, illiteracy, and sexual oppression. MaleFemale Dynamics in a Muslim Society. A Year of Feminist Classics Because they’re better together: