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

by Fatima Mernissi

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

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.

Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society Press Reviews

Required reading ... Elizabeth Fernea, 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780253204233
Publication date: 1st April 1987
Author: Fatima Mernissi
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Gender studies, gender groups,

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