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  1. Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics

    The British Experience

    By Tahir Abbas

    The expression of an Islamic political radicalism in Britain has been one of the most dramatic developments in recent decades. Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics explores the nature of this phenomenon by analysing the origins of Islam and its historical contact with Western Europe and...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Islam and Human Rights in Practice

    Perspectives Across the Ummah

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ‘Islam and the West’. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islam in Tribal Societies

    From the Atlas to the Indus

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed

    A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. The West and the Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Why is the Middle East the only part of the world which has drawn the West into wars in the last thirty years? With a sequence of events since 1945, including the Six-Day War, the Iranian revolution, the Iran-Iraq war, and the two Gulf wars, the Middle East has been the most important region of...

    Published October 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Islam as Political Religion

    The Future of an Imperial Faith

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This comprehensive survey of contemporary Islam provides a philosophical and theological approach to the issues faced by Muslims and the question of global secularisation. Engaging with critics of modern Islam, Shabbir Akhtar sets out an agenda of what his religion is and could be as a political...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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