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- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 28.75
De moord op Theo van Gogh zorgde voor een schokgolf in Nederland. Radicale moslims bleken ook in Nederlandse steden aanwezig te zijn. Wie zijn deze jongeren? Hoe en waarom worden zij radicaal? Onderzoekers die antwoorden proberen te vinden op vragen over radicalisering noemen diverse factoren op internationaal, sociaaleconomisch en sociaalpsychologisch... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 54.50
The contributors analyse the mutual impact of colonial and postcolonial governance on the development, organisation and mobilisation of Islam paying special attention to the ongoing battles over the codification of Islamic education, religious authority, law and practice while outlining the similarities and differences, the continuities and ruptures... more...
- Saqi 2014; US$ 14.57
In this classic, comprehensive study of Islamic sects in the contemporary Arab world, Khuri focuses on the Sunni, Shi‘a, Alawis, Druze, Ibadis, Zaidis, Yazidis and the Maronites (who, although Christian, are included because they share certain distinguishing features). His placements of these groups on a single comparative scale was unprecedented.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 19.99
In 1989, Francis Fukuyama famously announced the "end of history." The Berlin Wall had fallen; liberal democracy had won out. But what of illiberal democracy--the idea that popular majorities, working through the democratic process, might reject gender equality, religious freedoms, and other norms that Western democracies take for granted?... more...
- Rock International 2009; US$ 9.95
Third Edition Weaving together e-mails from skeptics, real-life experiences, unique proverbs, and a fresh retelling of history?s most told story, this reference offers a framework for rethinking life?s big questions. With compelling clarity, this inviting and informed journey through the Bible offers hope for eternity. Drawing on the author?s... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2011; US$ 87.50
The contribution of Islam to world civilization is undeniable, however in the last one hundred years, Muslims have been faced with all the effects and ramifications of modernity, caused by the emergence of global capitalism. What does modernity ultimately mean for Muslims, and how will the historical precepts of Islam meet with changes in our globalized... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 72.92
On May 2nd 1999, Merve Kavakci walked into the Turkish Grand National Assembly to take her oath of office as a member of Turkish Parliament, wearing her Islamic headscarf (hijab), which is banned for civil servants in secular Turkey. A near riot ensued, and the Prime Minister told the crowd to 'put this woman in her place'. Since then, Kavakci has... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics is an analysis of how ideas, or political ideology, can threaten states and how states react to ideational threats. It examines the threat perception and policies of two Arab, Muslim majority states, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, in response to the rise and activities of two revolutionary "Islamic... more...