BEYOND THE VEIL FATIMA MERNISSI PDF

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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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. Account Options Sign in.

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In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues My library Help Advanced Book Search. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

Al Saqi Books- Families – pages. In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues that the Islamic view of women as active sexual beings resulted in stricter regulation and control of women’s sexuality, which Muslim theorists classically regarded as a threat to civilized society. The requisites of modernization, however, are incompatible with traditional Muslim structures, and the ensuing contradictions now pervade nearly all Muslim countries.

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.

Regarded as a classic book in the United States, Beyond the Veil has never been available in Britain. This revised and updated version finally fills that gap.

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From inside the book. Contents A Note to the Western Reader.

Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: References to this book Thinking about Women: Andersen Snippet view – A Note vfil the Western Reader.

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