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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Account Options Sign in. Instead we get a series of basically philosophical discussions on the roles of women, men, and the heterosexual relationship in Morrocan Islamic society based on Islamic texts hundreds of years old. The early Muslimahs were strong, powerful, independent women!

Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Write a customer review. The beyondd Introduction is very helpful but I would like to see a more recently updated Preface to the book. In her view, the Muslim ideal of the “silent, passive, obedient woman” has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam.

Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. As one of the best known Arab-Muslim feminists, Mernissi’s influence extends beyond a ny circle of intellectuals. Sex and Marriage Before Islam. View mrrnissi rates and policies Average Customer Review: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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About What’s New Log in. English Choose a language for shopping. Education as a catalyst for the changes that beyobd ensuing for women’s rights throughout the Muslim world was well presented. 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.


Historical Roots of a Modern Debate. Since women are considered by Allah to be a destructive element, they are to be spatially confined and excluded from matters other than those of the family.

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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.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Whether Islam is to blame, or the males who interpret her role as such, is immaterial. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have fatija Kindle? Yet, the book is incredibly outdated. The underpinnings of the “hijab” and veiling are presented by Mernissi with a perspective that clearly aligns with feminist tradition and the movement to fully enfranchise women in society.

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Women’s oppression, she maintains, is due to the political manipulation of religion by powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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