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  • Islam and Resistance in Afghanistanby Olivier Roy

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    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...

  • Holy Ignoranceby Roy Olivier

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    Instead of freeing the world from religion, secularization has encouraged a kind of holy ignorance to take root. This book explores the options available to powers that hope to integrate or control these groups; and whether marginalization or homogenization will further divide believers from their culture. 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...

  • 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...

  • Religious Diversity in European Prisonsby Irene Becci; Olivier Roy

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book examines how prisons meet challenges of religious diversity, in an era of increasing multiculturalism and globalization. Social scientists studying corrections have noted the important role that religious or spiritual practice can have on rehabilitation, particularly for inmates with coping with stress, mental health and substance abuse... more...

  • The Revival of Islam in the Balkansby Arolda Elbasani; Olivier Roy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book shifts analytical focus from macro-politicization and securitization of Islam to Muslims' choices, practices and public expressions of faith. An empirically rich analysis, the book provides rich cross-country evidence on the emergence of autonomous faith communities as well as the evolution of Islam in the broader European context. more...

  • The Revival of Islam in the Balkansby Arolda Elbasani; Olivier Roy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book shifts analytical focus from macro-politicization and securitization of Islam to Muslims' choices, practices and public expressions of faith. An empirically rich analysis, the book provides rich cross-country evidence on the emergence of autonomous faith communities as well as the evolution of Islam in the broader European context. more...

  • Arab Society in Revoltby Cesare Merlini; Olivier Roy

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    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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