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Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Avi Max Spiegel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. This book takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support—a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular ... More


Representations of Arabs and Muslims in Post-9/11 Television Dramas

Evelyn Alsultany

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter maps out the representational strategies used by television writers and producers after 9/11 to represent Arabs and Muslims as terrorists while avoiding Arab/Muslim terrorist ... More


The paranoid style in international politics

Tim Aistrope

in Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099199
eISBN:
9781526109729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099199.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to situate the Arab-Muslim paranoia narrative in relation to a common-sense understanding of conspiracy theory pervasive in American culture. A crucial starting point ... More


Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

John V. Tolan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

“Sons of Ishmael” is the epithet that many Christian writers of the Middle Ages gave to Muslims. This book focuses on the history of conflict and convergence between Latin Christendom and the Arab ... More


Varieties of Muslim Experience: Encounters with Arab Political and Cultural Life

Lawrence Rosen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726168
eISBN:
9780226726182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726182.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book focuses on Arab Muslims and aspects of their lives that are, at first glance, perplexing to Westerners. It ranges over such diverse topics as why Arabs eschew portraiture, why a Muslim ... More


The Far West of the Near East: The Foreign Policy of Morocco

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Morocco faces difficult foreign policy challenges. Saddled with serious security and territorial integrity concerns, it faces an uphill task to ensure that its existence is not threatened. However, ... More


Feminism and Femininity

Viola Shafik

in Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160530
eISBN:
9781617970108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160530.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The status of women and the issue of gender inequality have been among the most negotiated and controversial of questions relating to modern Arab-Muslim culture. By reviewing and comparing Islamist ... More


Conclusion

Richard E. Payne

in A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286191
eISBN:
9780520961531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286191.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This concluding chapter traces the development of the relationship between the Church of the East and the Iranian Empire, which took shape over the course of two centuries. It details how Christians ... More


Ambiguous Times and Spaces

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the representation of women’s educational attainment as a development paradox in Jordan and the Middle East. The paradox is in keeping with a larger industry of defining Arab ... More


Conclusion

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion summarizes the findings of the books and then explores further avenues of research. This chapter explains how one needs to look at India’s Israel policy more like a segmented foreign ... More


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