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- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
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...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 19.99
This book, the first of its kind, surveys Islamic and Muslim attitudes towards animals, and human responsibilities towards them, through Islam's philosophy, literature, mysticism and art. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99
Der Islam zählt heute zu den größten Herausforderungen für den demokratischen Rechtsstaat. Außenpolitisch stehen die Transformationsprozesse in der arabischen Welt, innenpolitisch die Integration muslimischer Migranten im Fokus. Die Angst vor einer fundamentalistischen Unterwanderung der Demokratie sowie die oft schwer zu ziehende Grenze zwischen Islam... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95
This book examines the nuances of faith in school settings and draws on a case study of Jewish and Muslim faith schools. The authors show how these institutions play a role in sustaining their own religious heritage while also engaging with, and keeping safe from, the wider community. more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
The events of September 11 and the subsequent war on terrorism have provoked widespread discussion about the possibility of democracy in the Islamic world. Such topics as the meaning of jihad, the role of clerics as authoritative interpreters, and the place of human rights and toleration in Islam have become subjects of urgent public debate around... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 134.00
Anthropologists and scholars of literature mostly from the US and Europe, but also one each from Turkey and Brazil, explore the public role of Islam in contemporary world politics. They look at the diverse invocations of Islam as ideas and practices in civic debate and public life by religious scholars, self-ascribed religious authorities, secular more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
Since its inception, Islam and its civilization have been in continuous relationships with other religions, cultures, and civilizations, including not only different forms of Christianity and Judaism inside and outside the Middle East, Zoroastrianism and Manicheism, Hinduism and even Buddhism, but also tribal religions in West and East Africa, in South... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?Lamia Shehadeh gathers so many loose threads, provides definitive answers, and offers bold analysis . . . from her deconstruction of significant Islamic texts and intelligent critique of these works. So far studies on Muslim women have oscillated between the apologetic and the titillating. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 31.00
This survey of trends in the Muslim world, from Morocco to the Philippines, contends that while political Islam is the dominant intellectual current, a focus on radicalism and extremism blinds us from another trend: liberal political Islam. more...