Title: Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist ...
Publisher: Perseus Books
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
0201523213 Book appears unread. Jacket is in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 11152
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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