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  1. Federalism, Nationalism and Development

    India and the Punjab Economy

    By Pritam Singh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process. It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Islam and Regional Security

    Cooperation and Diversity between Europe and North Africa

    Edited by Frederic Volpi

    This volume investigates the impact of a new brand of transnational terrorism and political violence produced by radical Islamist groups from the Maghreb on the regional security dynamics. It describes the causes of the problems and the strategies devised by European and North African states in...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia

    Edited by Kelly Pemberton, Michael Nijhawan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    How do text, performance, and rhetoric simultaneously reflect and challenge notions of distinct community and religious identities? This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity within a larger framework of religious nationalism, literary productions, and communalism in South Asia....

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Shalom/Salaam/Peace

    A Liberation Theology of Hope

    By Constance A. Hammond

    Conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been ongoing since the creation of the state of Israel, a conflict revolving around land-ownership, water politics, human rights, and religious rights. 'Shalom/Salaam/Peace' examines the realities of life in contemporary Israel/Palestine, with...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Militant Islam

    A sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences

    By Stephen Vertigans

    Militant Islam provides a sociological framework for understanding the rise and character of recent Islamic militancy. It takes a systematic approach to the phenomenon and includes analysis of cases from around the world, comparisons with militancy in other religions, and their causes and...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. In Search of Solutions

    The Problem of Religion and Conflict

    By Clinton Bennett

    Series: Religion and Violence

    Religion has played a role in conflict throughout history, with religious scriptures often being used to justify violence. In Search of Solutions evaluates the role of religion in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Israel-Palestine. The book argues that religion has a tendency towards conflict and that...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Religion, Terror and Violence

    Religious Studies Perspectives

    Edited by Bryan Rennie, Philip L. Tite

    September 11 and the subsequent War on Terror continues to cast a long shadow over the world. Religion, Terror and Violence brings together a group of distinguished scholars from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to explore the claim that acts of violence – most spectacularly the attack of...

    Published March 30th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Sufism

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    In recent years, interest in Sufism – often regarded as the mystical dimension of Islam – has blossomed. Taught in European and American universities for many years, Sufism is an increasingly popular area of research in disciplines such as Islamic studies, comparative religion, area studies,...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Democracy and Democratization

    Edited by John Anderson

    A new exploration of the troubled relationship between religion and democracy, focusing in on two key questions: * how has religion engaged with the democratization processes that have taken place over the last thirty years? * how can it contribute towards democracy in the future?...

    Published December 3rd 2007 by Routledge