Space, Place and Power in China's Muslim Far Northwest
The tensions between ethnic Muslim Uighurs and the growing number of Han Chinese in Xinjiang have recently increased, occasionally breaking out into violence. At the same time as being a potential troublespot for China, the province is of increasing strategic importance as China’s gateway to...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Domestic, Regional and International Dimensions
Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ‘war on terror’ but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and...
Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge
The recent conflict between indigenous Uyghurs and Han Chinese demonstrates that Xinjiang is a major trouble spot for China, with Uyghur demands for increased autonomy, and where Beijing’s policy is to more firmly integrate the province within China. This book provides an account of how China’s...
Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge