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  • NGOs in the Muslim World

    Faith and Social Services

    Edited by Susumu Nejima

    Muslim NGOs are continuously expanding their field of activities to various areas, including education, medical services, environment, aging societies, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue. They are visible in an urban slum in Pakistan, rural development in Indonesia, and even in Fukushima…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

  • Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihad in Everyday Life

    By Julten Abdelhalim

    Through the creation of post-colonial citizenship, India adopted a hybridisation of specific secular and western conception of citizenship. In this democratic framework, Indian Muslims are observed on how they make use of the spaces and channels to accommodate their Islamic identity within a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Visualising Young Muslims in the West

    By Chloe Patton

    Spanning the disciplines of sociology, anthropology and visual studies, this work focuses on the visual dimensions of Muslim and non-Muslim relations in the west. More than a decade on from 9/11, young Muslims find themselves at the centre of a visual paradox in the west. Cast as central…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • The Early Abbasid Caliphate

    A Political History

    By Hugh Kennedy

    The early Abbasid Caliphate was an important period for Islam. The dynasty, based in Baghdad, ruled over a vast Empire, stretching from the Indus Valley and Southern Russia to the East to Tunisia in the West; and presided over an age of brilliant cultural achievements. This study, first published…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests

    Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War

    By Boaz Shoshan

    The early Arab conquests pose a considerable challenge to modern-day historians. The earliest historical written tradition emerges only after the second half of the eighth century- over one hundred years removed from the events it contends to describe, and was undoubtedly influenced by the motives…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

  • Christian Communities in the Middle East

    Faith, Identity and Integration

    By Fiona McCallum

    The Christian communities in the Middle East exist in an environment where religion has retained strong social significance but society is dominated by a different faith. This work explores the different historical processes of state building to examine regime policies towards the Christian…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

    Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection

    By Nahyan Fancy

    The discovery of the pulmonary transit of blood was a ground-breaking discovery in the history of the life sciences, and a prerequisite for William Harvey’s fully developed theory of blood circulation three centuries later. This book is the first attempt at understanding Ibn al-Nafis’s anatomical…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean

    Inside and Outside the Mosque

    By Stephen Headley, David Parkin

    In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    The Muslim Brotherhood's Quest for Hegemony

    By Daniel Atzori

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic institutions, made a huge contribution to the transformation of Jordanian society. It…

    Hardback – 2015-06-04
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Muhammad and the Supernatural

    Medieval Arab Views

    By Rebecca Williams

    Muhammad and the Supernatural:  Medieval Arab Views examines the element of the supernatural (or miracle stories) in the life of the Prophet Muhammad as depicted in two genres:  prophetic biography (sira) and Qur'an exegesis (tafsir). …

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

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