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  1. Muslim Societies

    Historical and Comparative Aspects

    By Sato Tsugitaka

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    This volume examines Muslim societies across Europe, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia from the eighteenth century to the present, providing fresh insight through comparison. Movements and populations covered include the nineteenth century North African Sansusi movement and its...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World

    Edited by Masatoshi Kisaichi

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    Ever since the terrorist incident of September 11th a general understanding seems to have arisen among people that the challenges posed by Islam have now acquired human and global dimensions. Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World contains case studies of people’s movements in...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Russian Television Today

    Primetime Drama and Comedy

    By David MacFadyen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Examining the role of dramatized narratives in Russian television, this book stresses the ways in which the Russian government under Putin use primetime television to express a new understanding of what it means to be Russian, answering key questions of national identity for modern Russians in...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Islam and the Baha'i Faith

    A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-Baha ‘Abbas

    By Oliver Scharbrodt

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Muhammad ‘Abduh (1849-1905) was one of the key thinkers and reformers of modern Islam who has influenced both liberal and fundamentalist Muslims today. ‘Abdul-Baha (1844-1921) was the son of Baha’ullah (1817-1892), the founder of the Baha’i Faith; a new religion which began as a messianic movement...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Religion and Political Violence

    Sacred Protest in the Modern World

    By Jennifer L. Jefferis

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book uses the theory of social movements and first-hand interviews to create a new analysis of religiously motivated political violence in the modern world. Examining the movement to restore Sharia law to a dominant place in the Egyptian government, the movement to make...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society and the Internet in Japan

    By Isa Ducke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Using case studies, interviews, and empirical sources, this book analyzes the strategies and impact of Internet use by civil society actors and asks how useful it is for their work – does the availability of Internet tools change the way citizens’ groups work, does it influence their effectiveness,...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Social Theory in Contemporary Asia

    By Ann Brooks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Philosophical debates around individualization and the implications for intimacy, reflexivity and identity have occupied a central part of social and cultural theorizing in the West in the last decade. In fact, late modernity has become conspicuously engaged with issues of intimacy, reflexivity and...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Caucasus - An Introduction

    By Frederik Coene

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Caucasus is one of the most complicated regions in the world: with many different peoples and political units, differing religious allegiances, and frequent conflicts, and where historically major world powers have clashed with each other. Until now there has been no single book for those...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. From Orientalism to Postcolonialism

    Asia, Europe and the Lineages of Difference

    Edited by Sucheta Mazumdar, Vasant Kaiwar, Thierry Labica

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This book uses a historical and theoretical focus to examine the key of issues of the Enlightenment, Orientalism, concepts of identity and difference, and the contours of different modernities in relation to both local and global shaping forces, including the spread of capitalism. The contributors...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Historiography and Writing Postcolonial India

    By Naheem Jabbar

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    A critical examination of post-colonial Indian history-writing. In the years preceding formal Independence from British colonial rule, Indians found themselves responding to the panorama of sin and suffering that constituted the modern present in a variety of imaginative ways. This book is a...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

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