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  1. Islam and the Integration of Society

    By W. Montgomery Watt, Prof W Montgomery Watt

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Ths book is one of the most important to explore the formation of Islamic thought and civilisation. William Montgomery Watt made an outstanding contribution to Islamic scholarship....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Religious Behaviour

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    No study of religious practice ancient or modern is complete without reference to the work of sociologists on religious practice. The volumes in The Sociology of Religion set of the International Library of Sociology explore the social, economic and behavioural contexts of religious activity....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition

    Edited by Peter Pormann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islam developed over the course of its history one of the world’s most innovative and interesting scientific and medical traditions. In this context, the term Islam should not simply be understood as referring to the religion of the prophet Muhammad, but rather to a civilization which was once...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Banking and Finance

    Edited by Amer al-Roubaie, Shafiq Alvi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    Islamic banking refers to a financial system which is consistent with principles of Islamic law (or ‘sharia’) and guided by Islamic economics. In particular, Islamic law prohibits ‘riba’ or usury, the collection and payment of interest. Additionally, Islamic law prohibits investing in businesses...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    A guide to problems and literature

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems,...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Human Rights

    Edited by Nazila Ghanea

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Hardly a week goes by without some world event relating to the burgeoning field of religion and human rights. Whether attacks carried out in the name of religion by individuals or states, violations of the rights of individuals or communities due to their religious or other beliefs, or clashes...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Muslims in the West after 9/11

    Religion, Politics and Law

    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 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge