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  • Islam and Resistance in Afghanistanby Olivier Roy

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 44.00

    In this new edition, Olivier Roy expands his penetrating study of the history, ideology and structures of the Afghan resistance movement to mid-1989. more...

  • La laïcité face à l'Islamby Olivier Roy

    Stock 2005; Not Available

    On va fêter, en 2005, le centenaire des lois sur la laïcité. Or il se trouve que la présence en France d?une forte minorité de religion musulmane remet au c?ur de la discussion publique des problèmes qui évoquent ceux qui s?étaient posés il y a un siècle, au moment de l?affrontement de l?État républicain et de l?Église catholique. Les mêmes problèmes... more...

  • Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Waysby Roy Olivier

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99

    Olivier Roy, world-renowned authority on Islam and politics, finds in the modern disconnection between faith communities and socio-cultural identities a fertile space for fundamentalism to grow. Instead of freeing the world from religion, secularization has encouraged a kind of holy ignorance to take root, an anti-intellectualism that promises immediate,... more...

  • Le croissant et le chaosby Olivier Roy

    Fayard 2013; Not Available

    Le Moyen-Orient n?est pas le théâtre simpliste du choc des civilisations. On ne peut vouloir faire en même temps la guerre à al-Qaida, aux talibans, au Hezbollah, au Hamas, à la Syrie et à l?Iran en pensant qu?il s?agit du même ennemi. more...

  • Secularism Confronts Islamby Olivier Roy; George Holoch

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    The denunciation of Islamic fundamentalism has slowly evolved into an attack on all Muslims and Islam. This hostility is rooted in the belief that Islam cannot be integrated into secular and liberal society. However, as Olivier Roy makes clear, Muslim intellectuals have made it possible for Muslims to live concretely in a secularized world while... more...

  • Arab Society in Revoltby Cesare Merlini; Olivier Roy

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 28.95

    For every pithy conceptualization of complex events, there are additional lenses through which to examine them. One of the several virtues of this book is precisely that it brings different perspectives to bear on the complexity, diversity, and uncertainty of recent and current events in the Arab world. The thirteen authors concentrate on the critical... more...

  • Religious Conversions in the Mediterranean Worldby Nadia Marzouki; Olivier Roy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    While globalization undermines ideas of the nation-state in the Mediterranean, conversions reveal how religion can unsettle existing political and social relations. Through studies of conversions across the region this book examines the challenges that conversions represent for national, legal and policy ways of dealing with religious minorities.... more...

  • Dynamic Formal Epistemologyby Patrick Girard; Olivier Roy; Mathieu Marion

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    Highlighting the coherence of, and connections between, current themes in the subject, this volume collates original contributions from key researchers into a new trend in the contemporary theory of knowledge and belief known as ?dynamic epistemology?. more...

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