Middle East Studies: Political Islam

  • Women, Violence, and the Islamic State: Resurrecting the Caliphate through Femicide book cover

    Women, Violence, and the Islamic State

    Resurrecting the Caliphate through Femicide, 1st Edition

    By V.G. Julie Rajan

    This book explores the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s (IS) perspectives on and violence against women. Since its inception and subsequent rise to power, the IS has established a reputation of ethnic and religiously motivated intolerance and violence. This book highlights how this also extends to a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy book cover

    Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Burak Bilgehan Özpek, Bill Park

    This comprehensive volume analyses the phenomena of populism and Islamism in Turkey under Justice and Development Party (JDP) rule since 2002, and its impact on the country’s foreign policy. The authors seek to identify the meanings of ‘populism’ and ‘Islamism’ in the Turkish context and their…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge

  • ISIS: Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives book cover

    ISIS

    Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Masood Ashraf Raja

    Relying on a thorough understanding of the role of ideology, discourse, and framing, this volume discusses ISIS as an Islamist ideological organization, and examines its philosophical scaffolding within the material conditions produced by neoliberal capital. As Raja asserts, it is this nexus of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Islamophobia in Muslim Majority Societies book cover

    Islamophobia in Muslim Majority Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enes Bayraklı, Farid Hafez

    In the last decade, Islamophobia in Western societies, where Muslims constitute the minority, has been studied extensively. However, Islamophobia is not restricted to the geography of the West, but rather constitutes a global phenomenon. It affects Muslim societies just as much, due to various…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East book cover

    Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Thee main themes are explored in this book, first published in 1984: the first is the problem of religion and politics as a major and long-standing preoccupation of Middle-easterners or Arab Muslims themselves; the second is that of the conflict-ridden inter-Arab and regional politics, approached…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Hamas and Palestine: The Contested Road to Statehood book cover

    Hamas and Palestine

    The Contested Road to Statehood, 1st Edition

    By Martin Kear

    Hamas and Palestine: The Contested Road to Statehood analyses the Palestinian Islamist movement, Hamas, between 2005 and 2017.  The book expounds how Hamas has employed a dual resistance strategy, consisting of political and armed resistance, as a mechanism to achieve, maintain, and defend its…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Politics of the Islamic Tradition: The Thought of Muhammad Al-Ghazali book cover

    Politics of the Islamic Tradition

    The Thought of Muhammad Al-Ghazali, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed Moussa

    Over the last two centuries the Muslim world has undergone dramatic transformations, impacting the Islamic tradition and throwing into question our understanding of tradition. The notion of tradition as an unmoving edifice is contradicted by the very process of its transmission, and the complex…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • State and Nation-Building in Pakistan: Beyond Islam and Security book cover

    State and Nation-Building in Pakistan

    Beyond Islam and Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, Ian Talbot

    Religion, violence, and ethnicity are all intertwined in the history of Pakistan. The entrenchment of landed interests, operationalized through violence, ethnic identity, and power through successive regimes has created a system of ‘authoritarian clientalism.’ This book offers comparative,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran, 1st Edition

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • The Global Muslim Brotherhood in Britain: Non-Violent Islamist Extremism and the Battle of Ideas book cover

    The Global Muslim Brotherhood in Britain

    Non-Violent Islamist Extremism and the Battle of Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Damon L. Perry

    Since 2011, with the British Government’s counter-radicalisation strategy, Prevent, non-violent Islamist groups have been considered a security risk for spreading a divisive ideology that can lead to radicalisation and violence. More recently, the Government has expressed concerns about their…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

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