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  • Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium

    Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam

    By Ali Paya

    As the world becomes increasingly globalised Islam faces some important choices. Does it seek to "modernise" in line with the cultures in which it is practised, or does it retain its traditions even if they are at odds with the surrounding society? This book utilizes a critical rationalist…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Liberal Religion

    Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

    By Emanuel de Kadt

    In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in religion and religious issues. Some have linked this to a neo-liberal form of individualism, while others noted that secularism has left people bereft of a humanly necessary link with the transcendent. The importance of identity issues has…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islam and Society

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Narratives of Muslim Womanhood and Women's Agency

    Edited by Minako Sakai, Samina Yasmeen

    Portrayals of Islamic teachings in mass media, often present Muslim women as victims of patriarchal norms. Often covered in a full veil, and without individuality, they tend to be depicted using a monochrome image, across Muslim countries and regions. It does not portray the social reality and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • European Muslims Transforming the Public Sphere

    Religious Participation in the Arts, Media and Civil Society

    By Asmaa Soliman

    Anti-Muslim voices have become louder in many places in the midst of ongoing atrocities undertaken in the name of Islam. As a result, much of the creative participation of Western Muslims in the public sphere has become overshadowed. This tendency is not only visible in political discussions and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sufi Political Thought

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism is generally perceived as being spiritually focused and about the development of the self. However, Sufi orders have been involved historically as important civic and political actors in the Muslim world, having participated extensively in inter-faith dialogue and political challenges to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Young Muslim Change-Makers

    Grassroots Charities Rethinking Modern Societies

    By William Barylo

    The Muslim charity sector is stronger than ever, attracting thousands of volunteers and millions of pounds in donations. In times of mobile internet and social media, young people have set up small scale charities in urban areas, providing general social services to Muslims and non-Muslims alike.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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