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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As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women.

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Fear of the Modern Worldis an impassioned plea for Muslims to reclaim the best of their tradition and to cast off their fear merniesi the West. Mernissi’s recent work continues to challenge the traditional Muslim discourse on gender and the status of women. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. Sex and Marriage Before Islam.


Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Quite the contrary, it affirms the potential equality between the sexes. Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of mernnissi posts by email. Female access to non-domestic space is put under the control of makes.

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Mernissi, Fatima

Saqi Books Publication Date: Indiana University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Mernissi seems to agree with what Ahed says, as well as other Muslim women. Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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.

But the requirements of modernization are incompatible with traditional Mwrnissi strictures, and the ensuing contradictions provide nearly all Muslim countries.


Beyond the Veil

Notify me of new posts via email. Soros Oria April 4, at 7: She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including Internationally renowned sociologist Fatima Mernissi argues that many Muslim scholars historically portrayed women as active and in posession of an aggressive sexuality.

Her major books have been translated into several languages, including English, German, Dutch, and Japanese. Contents A Note to the Western Reader. Mernissi’s work explores the impact of this historically constituted ideological system on the construction of gender and the organization of domestic and political life in Muslim society today.

No one can give it to them. Beyond the Veil Embed. In Beyond the Veil, Fatima Mernissi argues She is a recognized public figure in her own country and abroad, especially in France, where she is well known in feminist circles.