BEYOND THE VEIL 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 the ideological. Born in Fez to a middle-class family, Mernissi studied at the Mohammed V From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in. Fatema Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist and sociologist who is renowned for her work on women’s rights within Islam. Beyond the Veil is the.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Male-female Dynamics in Muslim Society. Description Sexual inequality is a prominent feature of both Western and Islamic societies, but underlying concepts of female sexuality in Christian and Muslim traditions are very different, and the pattern of heterosexual relation in Muslim societies is probably unique.

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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 mernixsi 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.

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The Best Books of Check out the top books beynd the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 12mm Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and tbe lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Review quote ‘A fascinating book. About Fatima Mernissi Fatima Mernissi was born in in Fez, Morocco, a centre of nationalist agitation at the time.

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She attended a school run by movement activists which accepted female students, and later studied political science in Rabat and sociology in the US. From she was Professor of Sociology at the University of Rabat, and has since been a member of the research centre of Mohammed V University there.

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