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The veil and the male elite

a feminist interpretation of women"s rights in Islam

by Mernissi, Fatima.

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muḥammad, Prophet, d. 632,
  • Women in the Hadith,
  • Women in Islam

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFatima Mernissi ; translated by Mary Jo Lakeland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP135.8.W67 M4713 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1886283M
    ISBN 100201523213
    LC Control Number90047404

    In her book The Veil and the Male Elite (first published in French in ), she critically examines the historical context of Muslim law and tradition and argues that the original message of the Prophet Muhammad, which called for equality between the sexes, has been misrepresented by later political leaders and religious scholars. Turning her.   Convinced that the veil is a symbol of unjust male authority over women, in The Veil and the Male Elite, Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi aims to investigate the origins of the practice in the first Islamic :

      In , Fatima Mernissi’s book Le Harem Politique () was translated into English with a more descriptive title, The Veil and the Male Elite. Analyzing sociological roots of the Islamic veil, Mernissi contends that the Arab male elite of the first few decades of Islam concocted the sacred sources to impose a controlling and oppressive. Convinced that the veil is a symbol of unjust male authority over women, in The Veil and the Male Elite, Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi aims to investigate the /5(2).

    The Veil and the Male Elite. A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam. by Fatima Mernissi. translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. Title, The veil and the male elite: a feminist interpretation of women’s rights in Islam / Fatima Mernissi ; translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. Author, Mernissi, Fatima. Mernissi’s scholarly books include Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society (; revised from her Ph.D. dissertation), Le Harem politique: le Prophète et les femmes (; The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam, ), Sultanes oubliées (; The Forgotten Queens of Islam.


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A Feminist Interpretation Of Women's Rights In Islam. Author: Fatima Mernissi; Publisher: Basic Books ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Convinced that the veil is a symbol of unjust male authority over women, in The Veil and the Male Elite, Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi aims to investigate the origins of the practice in the first Islamic.

The veil and the male elite: a feminist interpretation of women's rights in Islam User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Mernissi, an internationally known Moroccan sociologist, endeavors to show that discrimination against women, so common in the Muslim world today, is 5/5(1).

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By Fatima Mernissi. Translated by Mary Jo Lakeland. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pp. xi, Paper. Price not available. ISBN: - Volume 15 - Katherine H. BullockCited by: The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam by Fatema Mernissi ratings, average rating, 83 reviews “The Islam of Muhammad banished the idea of supervision, of a police system of control.

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FATIMA MERNISSI The, Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam, trans. What other book might you compare The Elite to and why.

Not sure about a book, but this is has The Bachelor pegged. I wouldn't compare it to the Hunger Games - which is far more brutal and way more is at stake. Did the narration match the pace of the story.

The Veil And The Male Elite (Paperback) A Feminist Interpretation Of Women's Rights In Islam. By Fatima Mernissi. Basic Books,pp. Publication Date: Decem Thus one of the most rewarding sections of the book is chapter four because the whole chapter is about exclusively arguing and refuting the works of Fatima Mernissi's thesis about the veil in Beyond the Veil and The Veil and the Male Elite.

Bullock explains that Fatima Mernissi, a well-known Moroccan feminist author looked at the veil as a tool. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mernissi, Fatima. Veil and the male elite. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of patriarchy.

She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the Hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.3/5(2). Fatima Mernissi The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam) and Sultanes oubliées: which she transcribes and edits in the book.

Speaking about. Her most famous book, as an Islamic feminist, The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Islam, is a quasi-historical study of role of the wives of Muhammad. It was first published in French inand translated into English in The book was banned in Born: 27 SeptemberFez, Morocco.

In this deeply textured philosophical analysis, Mernissi (The Veil and the Male Elite), a sociologist in Morocco, argues cogently that Islam has been perverted by Arab leaders who want to deny their.The The Elite Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

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