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  1. Muslim Women and Sport

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world....

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Muslims in 21st Century Europe

    Structural and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Muslims in 21st Century Europe explores the interaction between native majorities and Muslim minorities in various European countries with a view to highlighting different paths of integration of immigrant and native Muslims. Starting with a critical overview of the institutionalisation of Islam...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Honour, Violence, Women and Islam

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss, Tahir Abbas

    Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative collection examines the concept of HRV against women in general and Muslim women...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth...

    Published July 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Islam and Education

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Volume I of this new Routledge collection focuses on theories of education. The gathered materials explore and analyse the impact of the classical Islamic period in history and the developments in education which have emanated from it. Volume II focuses on education in Eastern Europe and Muslim...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 1st 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 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. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge