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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Religion and Critical Psychology

    Religious Experience in the Knowledge Economy

    By Jeremy Carrette

    Jeremy Carrette argues that the psychology of religion is no longer sustainable without a social critique, and that as William James predicted, the project of the modernist psychology of religion has failed. Controversially he champions greater social and philosophical analysis within the field to...

    Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The New Politics of Islam

    Pan-Islamic Foreign Policy in a World of States

    By Naveed S. Sheikh

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    This is a timely study of the international relations of Islamic states, dealing both with the evolving theory of pan-Islamism from classical to post-caliphal times and the foreign-policy practice of contemporary states, especially Saudi Arabia, Iran and Pakistan, from the colonial period to the...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Islam and Political Legitimacy

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Abdullah Saeed

    Akbarzadeh and Saeed explore one of the most challenging issues facing the Muslim world: the Islamisation of political power. They present a comparative analysis of Muslim societies in West, South, Central and South East Asia and highlight the immediacy of the challenge for the political leadership...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Political Islam

    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Violence in South Asia

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by John Hinnells, Richard King

    Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secular modernity about whether religion is a primary...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge