The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam
Author: Fatema Mernissi, Mary Jo Lakeland
Publisher: Basic Books
Release Date: December 21, 1992
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.