A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey
Contrary to the expectations of the secularization theorists, religious political movements rose to prominence in numerous countries across the globe in the past three decades. By examining the conditions that underlie the electoral fortunes of religious actors in democratic regimes, this book...
To Be Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge
Orthodox and Muslims, 1830-1945
Tracing the emergence of minorities and their institutions from the late nineteenth century to the eve of the Second World War, this book provides a comparative study of government policies and ideologies of two states towards minority populations living within their borders. Making extensive use...
Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge
Identity and Managing Territorial Diversity
Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics
This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a...
Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge
Arrangements of the Mystical in the Muslim World, 1200–1800
Series: Routledge Sufi Series
In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in...
Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge