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The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Kathleen Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Today there are more Muslims living in diaspora than at any time in history. This situation was not envisioned by Islamic law, which makes no provision for permanent as opposed to transient diasporic ... More


Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More


Memory and the Archival Event: A Case Study of the Coroner’s Inquest into the 2005 London Bombings

Andrew Hoskins and John Tulloch

in Risk and Hyperconnectivity: Media and Memories of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199375493
eISBN:
9780199375530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375493.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter opens Part 2 of the book and addresses the terrorism event of the 2005 London bombings and the Coroner’s Inquests into 7/7 to show how twenty-first century risk is manifested in new ... More


Spurning “This Worldly Life”: TERRORISM AND MARTYRDOM IN CONTEMPORARY BRITAIN

Akil N. Awan

in Martyrdom and Terrorism: Pre-Modern to Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199959853
eISBN:
9780199376506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959853.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the rise of Jihadist terrorism in Britain and discusses underlying reasons behind notions of martyrdom and sacrifice among the Jihadists. It compares these notions to earlier ... More


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