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  1. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Political Islam

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Frederic Volpi

    As the topic of political Islam gains increased visibility in international politics and current affairs, it has become more difficult to navigate the vast literature that is devoted to explaining this phenomenon. This reader provides the student with an accessible and comprehensive introduction to...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Mawlana Mawdudi and Political Islam

    Authority and the Islamic state

    By Roy Jackson

    Mawlana Mawdudi was one of the most influential and important Islamic thinkers of the modern world, whose brand of political Islam has won widespread acceptance in South and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. He was not only an Islamic scholar, but also a journalist and political activist...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh

    A Complex Web

    By Ali Riaz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In an unprecedented show of force, organization and skill, two proscribed Islamist militant organizations exploded more than 450 bombs within a span of less than an hour throughout Bangladesh on 17 August 2005 sending a strong message that they were a force to be reckoned with. This...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Attitudes to Israel

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, P.R. Kumaraswamy

    This book draws on the research of some of the leading scholars in the fields of Jewish-Islamic relations, the Israeli-Arab conflict and political Islam. These highly topical essays examine the relationship between Israel and the Islamic world from both a thematic and geo-strategic perspective....

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Muslims in the West after 9/11

    Religion, Politics and Law

    Edited by Jocelyne Cesari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book is the first systematic attempt to study the situation of European and American Muslims after 9/11, and to present a comprehensive analysis of their religious, political, and legal situations. Since 9/11, and particularly since the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the Muslim...

    Published November 17th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Struggle over Democracy in the Middle East

    Regional Politics and External Policies

    Edited by Nathan J. Brown, Emad Shahin

    Series: UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

    Many residents of the Middle East - and more recently, Western powers - have placed great hope in democratization in the region. Yet authoritarianism remains the norm and movement towards democracy is both slow and uneven. The Struggle over Democracy in the Middle East examines democracy and...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Feminism and the Women's Movement in Malaysia

    An Unsung (R)evolution

    By Maznah Mohamad, Cecilia Ng, tan beng Hui

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Combining both personal and academic insights into the Malaysian women’s movement, this study provides an in-depth account of the multiple struggles of the Malaysian women’s movement, from securing gender equality in a patriarchal society to achieving unity among members of a multi-ethnic society...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia

    Edited by Anthony Reid, Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A global debate has emerged within Islam about how to coexist with democracy. Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge