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Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society Revised Edition

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Publisher Comments:

"Required reading... " --Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at Austin

"If a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, honesty, depth of knowledge and thought-provoking qualities." --Arab Book World

In this expanded and updated edition, with a new introduction on Muslim women and fundamentalism, Mernissi argues that Islamic fundamentalism is in part a defense against recent changes in sex roles and perceptions of sexual identity.

Description:

Bibliography: p. [179]-196.

Table of Contents

Muslim Women and Fundamentalism: Introduction to the Revised Edition

Preface: A Note to the Western Reader

Introduction: Roots of the Modern Situation

Part One The Traditional Muslim View of Women and Their Place in the Social Order

1. The Muslim Concept of Active Female Sexuality

2. Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim Social Order

3. Sex and Marriage Before Islam

Part Two Anomic Effects of Modernization on Male-Female Dynamics

4. The Modern Situation: Moroccan Data

5. Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data

6. Husband and Wife

7. The Mother-in-Law

8. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries

9. The Economic Basis of Sexual Annomie in Moroco

Conclusion: Women's Liberation in Muslim Countries

Notes

Suggested Supplementary Reading Compiled by Mary Jo Lakeland

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253204233
Author:
Mernissi, Fatima
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Author:
Mernissi, Fatima
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Islam
Subject:
Muslim women
Subject:
Women -- Morocco.
Subject:
Islam - General
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
Cultural Studies
Subject:
Literary Essays
Subject:
Anthropology; Cultural Studies; Culture; Gender; Islam; Middle East; Middle Eastern Studies; Women
Edition Description:
2nd Revised ed.
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
19870431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.28 x 5.52 x 0.63 in

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