Middle East Studies: Political Islam

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan book cover

    Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge India

  • Iran in the International System: Between Great Powers and Great Ideas book cover

    Iran in the International System

    Between Great Powers and Great Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heinz Gärtner, Mitra Shahmoradi

    Drawing on Iran’s history and its relations with great powers and regional neighbours, this book addresses the question of how much continuity and/or change there is in Iranian international relations since the Iranian revolution. Iran has often been at the centre of the political debate on both…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Arab Uprisings and Malaysia’s Islamist Movements: Influence, Impact and Lessons book cover

    The Arab Uprisings and Malaysia’s Islamist Movements

    Influence, Impact and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Mohd Irwan Syazli Saidin

    This book examines the attitude of Malaysia’s Islamist movements – The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS); The National Trust Party (AMANAH); The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) and the Malaysian Muslim Solidarity Front (ISMA) – towards the Arab Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Islamic movements in India: Moderation and its Discontents book cover

    Islamic movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Islam, Populism and Regime Change in Turkey: Making and Re-making the AKP book cover

    Islam, Populism and Regime Change in Turkey

    Making and Re-making the AKP, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Hakan Yavuz, Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

    Islam, Populism and Regime Change in Turkey explores the role of religion (Sunni, Hanefi Islam) in the transformation of Turkey under the reign of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP). The chapters argue that the Turkish…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea Series

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate: Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West book cover

    Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate

    Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West, 1st Edition

    By Elisa Orofino

    Investigating the appeal of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), the study expands on why non-violent radical forms of Islam still attract segments of Muslim communities in the West. Being one of the few comprehensive studies on HT, this book discusses how this Islamist group advocate for the caliphate…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • Religion and Hezbollah: Political Ideology and Legitimacy book cover

    Religion and Hezbollah

    Political Ideology and Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Mariam Farida

    This comprehensive and thought-provoking volume examines the role and function of religion in Hezbollah’s political strategy in the context of contemporary Lebanese politics and global security. The book demonstrates how Hezbollah uses religious mechanisms such as taklif shari (religious assessment…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Conspiracy Theories in Turkey: Conspiracy Nation book cover

    Conspiracy Theories in Turkey

    Conspiracy Nation, 1st Edition

    By Doğan Gürpınar

    Conspiracy theories are no longer just a curiosity for afficionados but a politically salient theme in the age of Trump, Brexit and "fake news". One of the countries that has been entrapped in conspiratorial visions is Turkey, and this book is the first comprehensive survey in English of the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge
    Conspiracy Theories

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad, Said Fares Hassan

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising 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 – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Women in Turkey: Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism book cover

    Women in Turkey

    Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism, 1st Edition

    By Gamze Çavdar, Yavuz Yaşar

    This book provides a socio-economic examination of the status of women in contemporary Turkey, assessing how policies have combined elements of neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism. Using rich qualitative and quantitative analyses, Women in Turkey analyses the policies concerning women in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics: A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey book cover

    Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics

    A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Yusuf Sarfati

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

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