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Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam

Mernissi, Fatima

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ISBN 10: 0201523213 / ISBN 13: 9780201523218
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Title: Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist ...

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Synopsis: 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 community.

About the Author: Fatema Mernissi teaches sociology at University Mohammed V in Rabat, Morocco. She is the author of more than eight books, including Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood, Scheherazade Goes West, The Veil and the Male Elite, and Beyond the Veil.

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