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Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society inMernissi has sought to fztima 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.

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In her view, the Muslim ideal of the silent, passive, obedient woman has nothing to do with the authentic message of Islam. Rather, it bejond a construction of the ‘ulama’, the male jurists-theologians who manipulated and distorted the religious texts in order to preserve the patriarchal system.

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Mernissi’s work explores the relationship between sexual ideology, gender identity, sociopolitical organization, and the status of women in Islam; her special focus, however, is Moroccan society and culture.

As a feminist, her work represents an attempt to undermine the ideological and political systems that silence and oppress Muslim women. Account Options Thd in. She critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Male-female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. From the writing of her first book, Vil the Veil: Selected pages Title Page. A Note to the Western Reader. Regulation of Female Sexuality in the Muslim. Sex and Marriage Before Islam.

Sexual Anomie As Revealed by the Data. The Meaning of Spatial Boundaries.

Thf Liberation in Muslim Countries. Suggested Supplementary Reading Other editions – View all Beyond the Veil: References to this book Thinking about Women: Andersen Snippet view –