Dr. Abdessamad DIALMY Mohamed V University, Rabat, Morocco. Short title: Sexuality and Islam Key words: Islam, Sexuality, Pleasure, Marriage, Public. Abdessamad Dialmy (Fez University) Dr. Dialmy, a sociologist of sexuality, gender and religion, is a former full professor at Fez and Rabat Universities and a . The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) was established in to educate the public about contemporary Middle East affairs. A registered.

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This swing of the pendulum between repression and openness is illustrated by phenomena such as public harassment, premarital sexuality, female pleasure, prostitution, and homosexuality. Only three Moroccan associations support Kif Kif. For Moslem jurists, sexual pleasure purifies the hearts3, contrary to abstinence which hardens them. But restrictive sexual standards have gathered strength and have become idealised as a result of the current radicalisation of Islam.

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They encompassed the hierarchical relationship between the Sufi Master and his disciple, between the Koranic schoolmaster and his pupil, between the craftsman and his apprenticeā€¦ Hierarchical homosexual relationships bear much resemblance to hierarchical heterosexual relationships. For its part, sexuality encompasses four main fields which are eroticism, reproduction, affectivity and gender. When it is diamly, all is lost. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


Indeed, certain Moslems themselves are actors in this liberation, and there is no such thing as a Moslem church, a supreme religious authority which can impose a unique version of the official Islam.

Eroticism is behind the times due to problems of housing and lack of sexual education. Of course, women could own slaves but they are not allowed to have sexual intercourse with them.

So Islam consists both of texts and practices. In their eyes, this saint is the Islamic legitimisation of homosexuality.

This back and forth movement between repression and openness that affects sexual practices is exemplified in dialjy following phenomena: This notion of rupture is to be rejected. These findings are exploited by Islamists; using Islam for political ends these Moslems criticise the authorities for not enforcing their co-religionists to abide by Islamic norms.

Divergences between Moslems are plentiful. Some unmarried girls consult for frigidity. Loss of the integrity of the hymen, in particular when affecting girls of modest social condition for whom the hymen is the only capital they have, is likely to lead toward prostitution. Sexual knowledge among Tunisian university students. Abeessamad political tolerance of prostitution is understood within this framework: Dar al Kitab al Arabi Sexual standards in Islam are paradoxical: In relation to his wife, the husband should be unrestrictedly the sexual master, exerting physical domination and lying on top of her when having coitus.


Premarital female sexuality in Morocco.

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Moslem men are authorised to marry Jewish and Christian women whereas the reverse is legally forbidden: There is also, in certain Moslem countries, free access to contraceptives before marriage and the possibility of having an abortion or a reconstruction of the hymen in a private medical setting. Only 10 left in stock – order soon.

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All Formats Paperback Sort by: He is perceived as having exclusively the penetrator role with males, but he is also considered as having a double-faceted virility: Or when one can be close to her in a bus? But the principle of virginity is also made an object of ridicule.

New standards are shaped by the practice. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Learn more at Author Central. In Foster AM, ed. Stockholm, Jun;15 3: Low to High Price: JeunesseSida et islam au Maroc.

With the advent of colonialism in the Abdeswamad world sexual slavery became prohibited.