Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynami in Muslim Society (Saqi by Fatema Mernissi

By Fatema Mernissi

Does Islam as a faith oppress ladies? Is Islam opposed to democracy? during this vintage examine, across the world popular sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that women’s oppression isn't because of Islam as this faith actually celebrates women’s energy. Women’s oppression, she continues, is because of the political manipulation of faith by way of powerseeking, archaic Muslim male elites. Mernissi explains in her ebook that early Muslim students portrayed ladies as competitive hunters who compelled males, decreased to vulnerable hunted sufferers, to manage girls by means of implementing necessities resembling veiling, which restrained girls to the personal area. In her new advent, she argues that women’s invasion of the 500-plus Arab satellite tv for pc channels within the twenty-first century, as exhibit anchors and movie and video stars, helps her conception that Islam as a faith celebrates girl energy. ‘A interesting book’ Scotland on Sunday ‘If a reader have been to pick just one e-book on the way to achieve perception into women’s prestige and customers in Islamic society, this examine can be the single selected for its readability, honesty, intensity of information and thought-provoking qualities.’ Arab e-book World

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