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Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam


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Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

Edited By Metin Heper, Raphael Israeli
May 17, 2013

The recent resurgence of Islam in the Middle East is a far more complex phenomenon than is often suggested by those analyses which reduce recent developments in the area to no more than an intensification of religiosity. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East challenges that perception of the...

The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (RLE Politics of Islam)

The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

By Mohammed Ayoob
May 31, 2013

The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth ...

Islam and Power (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islam and Power (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

Edited By Alexander S. Cudsi, E. Hillal Dessouki
May 31, 2013

The 1970s witnessed a mushrooming of Islamic movements and ideas which was described variously as Islamic revival, Islamic resurgence and Islam on the march. Whether as part of the majority or minority, whether under capitalist or socialist regimes, Muslims have been moved by this reawakening. But ...

Islam in the Modern World (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islam in the Modern World (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

Edited By Denis MacEoin, Ahmed Al-Shahi
May 31, 2013

In recent years, events in the Islamic world have captured the attention of the West to an unprecedented degree. However, much of the media coverage of events like the Islamic revolution in Iran has merely reinforced current prejudices and misconceptions about Islam. This collection of essays, by ...

Islam, Economics, and Society (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islam, Economics, and Society (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

Edited By Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi
May 17, 2013

The Islamic perception of the socio-economic process is dynamic and its insistence on social justice is uncompromising. To produce the best social structure, according to this view, man’s economic endeavours should be motivated by a meaningful moral philosophy. In the face of the challenges ...

Arabic Thought and Islamic Societies (RLE Politics of Islam)

Arabic Thought and Islamic Societies (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

By Aziz Al-Azmeh
May 31, 2013

This is a study of the structure and composition of the official learning current in medieval Arabic culture. This comprises natural sciences both exoteric and esoteric (medicine, alchemy, astrology and others), traditional and religious sciences (such as theology, exegesis and grammar), ...

Islam and the Politics of Meaning in Palestinian Nationalism (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islam and the Politics of Meaning in Palestinian Nationalism (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

Edited By Nels Johnson
May 17, 2013

The intention of this book is to explore the relationship between an ideological idiom and the changing social movement in which it operates. The basic question is that of what roles an Islamic symbol complex played in different phases of the Palestinian nationalist movement, and what were the ...

Islam in Perspective (RLE Politics of Islam) A Guide to Islamic Society, Politics and Law

Islam in Perspective (RLE Politics of Islam): A Guide to Islamic Society, Politics and Law

1st Edition

Edited By Patrick Bannerman
May 31, 2013

There has been a significant upsurge of western interest in the political manifestations and significance of Islam in the last decade, fuelled by the notion of Islamic ‘revival’, the Iranian revolution and by events in countries as diverse as Egypt, Pakistan and Sudan. Oil power and its effect on ...

Islamic Fundamentalism and Modernity (RLE Politics of Islam)

Islamic Fundamentalism and Modernity (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

By William Montgomery Watt
May 17, 2013

Islam is a burning topic in modern scholarship and contemporary world affairs. It is a subject poorly understood by Western observers, and in this book Professor Montgomery Watt takes a significant step towards its demystification. Montgomery Watt examines the crucial questions of traditional ...

Islamic Law (RLE Politics of Islam) Social and Historical Contexts

Islamic Law (RLE Politics of Islam): Social and Historical Contexts

1st Edition

By Aziz Al-Azmeh
May 31, 2013

This book underlines the mutability of Islamic law and attempts to relate its substantive and institutional varieties and transformations to social, political, economic and other historical circumstances. The studies in the book range from discussion of the received wisdom in Islamic law to studies...

Recognizing Islam (RLE Politics of Islam) An Anthropologist's Introduction

Recognizing Islam (RLE Politics of Islam): An Anthropologist's Introduction

1st Edition

By Michael Gilsenan
May 31, 2013

Islam is more than a set of laws, rites and beliefs presented as a religious and social totality. As a word it covers a multitude of everyday forms and practices that are interwoven in complex, sometimes almost invisible ways in daily existence. Drawing exclusively on his own fieldwork in Egypt, ...

The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan (RLE Politics of Islam)

The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan (RLE Politics of Islam)

1st Edition

By Rubya Mehdi
May 31, 2013

This is a detailed, critical study of the reforms which have been made in recent years to the law in the State of Pakistan with the ostensible objective of bringing it into accord with the requirements of Islam. Special emphasis is given to the period from 1977 when General Zia ul Haque adopted a ...

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