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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book serves as a welcome addition to the intellectual and policy debate on the nature of the radical Islam phenomenon and how to respond to it. The collection analyzes the phenomenon of radical Islam, the challenges it poses to international security and the strategic responses available. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
Presents a study of both the foundations of Islamic finance and its various developments. This book explores the products and practices of Islamic finance, specifically targeting the tensions that may arise between the ideology and the practices. It describes the forms that Islamic finance has taken. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
This empirically grounded work explores the emerging aspects of cultural politics in the worlds most populous Muslim nation, engaging with complex issues of cultural translation, localization and globalization from various perspectives. With its discussion of both old and new Islamic movements, alongside the contested religious interpretations... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99
In 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the International Declaration of Human Rights, a document designed to hold both individuals and nations accountable for their treatment of fellow human beings-regardless of religious or cultural affiliations. Since then, debates surrounding the reach and scope of the Declaration... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
Too often interfaith dialogue is generic and unfocused. Often it involves 'liberals' from each tradition coming together to criticize the 'conservatives' in their own traditions. This book provides a model for interfaith dialogue that challenges very directly the 'dialogue industry'. This book involves a Christian theologian... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 25.00
In 1609 King Philip III ordered the expulsion of all MoriscosSpaniards of Muslim descentfrom Spain in an ongoing attempt to establish a homogeneous state and remove the last vestiges of Islam from his nation. Four centuries later, Spain and Europe are once again outraged by the presence of Islam within their borders, and, for many, the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 108.00
The tragic events of September 11, 2001, in the United States renewed fears of an Islamist wave destabilizing the countries of the Muslim world. Yet the alarm raised over a previous wave of Islamism in the early 1990s, which threatened to overwhelm Egypt and Algeria and spill into the Balkans and Central Asia, proved to be unfounded. Takeyh and Gvosdev... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
Promoting Islam as a defender of human rights is laden with difficulties. Advocates of human rights will readily point out numerous humanitarian failures carried out in the name of Islam. In The Rights of God, Irene Oh looks at human rights and Islam as a religious issue rather than a political or legal one and draws on three revered Islamic scholars... more...