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  • Religion and US Foreign Policy

    By Lee Marsden

    The events of 11 September 2001 opened a new century in which the old certainties about a secular international order were brought into sharp relief. Scholars and foreign policy analysts had largely accepted a secular worldview and paid little heed to the resurgent religious dimension around the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Islam and International Relations

    Fractured Worlds

    By Mustapha Kamal Pasha

    Islam and International Relations: Fractured Worlds reframes and radically disrupts perceived understanding of the nature and location of Islamic impulses in International Relations. This collection of innovative essays presents an alternative reading of contestation and entanglement between Islam…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Politics in Asia

  • Sensible Religion

    By Christopher Lewis, Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Around the globe religion is under attack. Humanists, secularists and atheists depict believers as deluded and dangerous. The aim of this book is to challenge this perception. Sensible Religion defends the validity and emphasises the excitement of the religious quest across the faiths. It…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Politics of Religion and Nationalism

    Federalism, Consociationalism and Seccession

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Klaus-Jurgen Nagel

    There are numerous examples of how religion and nationalism intertwine. In some cases, a common religion is the fundamental marker of a nation’s identity, whereas in others secular nationalism tries to hold together people of different religious beliefs. This book examines the link between…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Pilgrimage, Politics and Place-Making in Eastern Europe

    Crossing the Borders

    By John Eade, Mario Katic

    Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from central, eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage

  • Islam and Public Controversy in Europe

    By Nilufer Gole

    The public visibility of Islam is becoming increasingly controversial throughout European countries. With case studies drawn from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, this book examines a range of public issues, including mosque construction, ritual slaughter, Sharia councils and burqa bans,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Visions of Peace

    Asia and The West

    By Vicki A. Spencer

    Edited by Takashi Shogimen

    Visions of Peace: Asia and the West explores the diversity of past conceptualizations as well as the remarkable continuity in the hope for peace across global intellectual traditions. Current literature, prompted by September 11, predominantly focuses on the laws and ethics of just wars or modern…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Justice, International Law and Global Security

  • The Mediatization of Religion

    When Faith Rocks

    By Luis Mauro Sa Martino

    Filling a significant gap in the literature by offering a theoretical framework by which we can understand the issues of media, religion and politics Luis Mauro Sa Martino asks how can a religious denomination have any sort of influence on people in a secular age? The author presents data which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Islamic State in the Post-Modern World

    The Political Experience of Pakistan

    By Louis D. Hayes

    The Islamic State in the Post-Modern World is a study of the political development of Pakistan. This study consists of three parts. The first addresses the concept of the 'state' as it has evolved historically. The approach is comparative and involves a brief review of Islamic political theory. The…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Unconventional Warfare in South Asia

    Shadow Warriors and Counterinsurgency

    By Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

    India is the world's tenth largest economy and possesses the world's fourth largest military. The subcontinent houses about one-fifth of the world's population and its inhabitants are divided into various tribes, clans and ethnic groups following four great religions: Buddhism, Christianity,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Critical Perspectives on Terrorism

    Civilization, Liquidisation, Radicalisation

    By Robert Imre, Joshua Snider

    Critical Perspectives on Terrorism provides an examination of the socio-political phenomenon of terrorism at three different interdisciplinary levels. Filling an important gap in the literature, this book covers the theoretical treatment of modern religious and political violence by analyzing three…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 

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