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  1. The Routledge Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    Interest in Christian-Muslim dialogue has grown considerably in recent years. How Islam and Christianity have approached each other theologically is one of the most absorbing ways of understanding the challenge of interreligious relations or Christian-Muslim polemics. This volume provides an...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Hamas and Suicide Terrorism

    Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches

    By Rashmi Singh

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book analyses the root causes of suicide terrorism at both the elite and rank-and- file levels of the Hamas and also explains why this tactic has disappeared in the post-2006 period. This volume adopts a multi-causal, multi-level approach to analyse the use of suicide bombings by Hamas and...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought

    By Mariam al-Attar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations....

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Deradicalising Violent Extremists

    Counter-Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Programmes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States

    By Hamed El-Said, Jane Harrigan

    Terrorism remains one of the major threats facing the world community. While literature on the subject is dominated by discussion of the factors leading individuals and groups to join violent extremist, terrorist groups, the question of what can lead them to disengage from such groups is an equally...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Metin Heper, Sabri Sayari

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country’s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes. This Handbook...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Islamist Politics in the Middle East

    Movements and Change

    Edited by Samer Shehata

    For over three decades, Islamist politics, or political Islam, has been one of the most dynamic and contentious political forces in the Middle East. Although there is broad consensus on the importance of political Islam, there is far less agreement on its character, the reasons for Islamist’s...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Revival of Tradition in Indonesian Politics

    The Deployment of Adat from Colonialism to Indigenism

    Edited by Jamie Davidson, David Henley

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The Indonesian term adat means ‘custom’ or ‘tradition’, and carries connotations of sedate order and harmony. Yet in recent years it has suddenly become associated with activism, protest and violence. This book investigates the revival of adat in Indonesian politics, identifying its origins, the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict

    By Nichola Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Theological Approaches to Qur'anic Exegesis

    A Practical Comparative-Contrastive Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book provides a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the various schools of Qur'anic exegesis, from the earliest periods through to the present day. Employing a comparative-contrastive methodology, the author examines traditional and rational schools of thought – such as the Mu’tazili, Shi...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Islam in Global Politics

    Conflict and Cross-Civilizational Bridging

    By Bassam Tibi

    Reaching beyond traditionally politicised scholarship to provide a unique perspective on the place of religion and culture in global and local politics, this book examines the impact of Islam on 'civilizational' relations between different groups and polities. Bassam Tibi takes a highly original...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge