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  1. Islamism, Democracy and Liberalism in Turkey

    The Case of the AKP

    By William Hale, Ergun Ozbudun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Justice and Development Party (AKP) were elected to power in 2002 and since then Turkish politics has undergone considerable change. This book is a comprehensive analysis of the AKP, in terms not just of its ideological agenda, but also of its social basis and performance in office in the main...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

    Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue

    Edited by Marlies Casier, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, in particular the issues of political Islam, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms. The authors explore the rationales of the main political actors in Turkey in order to increase our understanding of the...

    Published August 3rd 2010 by Routledge