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Reconstructing and Reinforcing Islamism

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores attempts to “reframe” Islamism in the 1990s by both PAS and UMNO by investigating the contours of the ongoing debate between PAS and UMNO, and within PAS itself, over the nature ... More


Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Joseph Chiyong Liow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book challenges conventional wisdom by arguing that tectonic movements and subterranean shifts that underscore the gradual politicization of Islam and the rise of an Islamism in political and ... More


The Question of Democracy

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In prison from 1980–84 Ghannouchi translates a number of works and writes some of his own on a number of topics including democracy, women's rights, and Palestine.He is influenced by Malik Bennabi, ... More


The Territorial State and the New World Order

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Democratization in the Arab region has been hindered by the modern Arab territorial state and the world order, both old and new.An Islamic concept of state has always existed.In its present colonial ... More


The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the making of State Power.

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144260
eISBN:
9780199833931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Islamism is often associated with oppositional social movements. However, increasingly, Muslim states too have served as agents of Islamism. They have adopted Islamization strategies, and realigned ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion provides reflections on the idea of pietization and politics after the transition from the Mahathir administration to the Abdullah administration in the government, as well as from the ... More


Introduction

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction presents the conceptual framework for the book and its central arguments. It discusses Islamism as a political ideology, as well as the nexus in the political science literature ... More


Women, Religion, and Political Agency in Iran

Shahla Haeri

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the social context of the relationship between religion, state, and women in Iran since the revolution of 1979. Highlighting women's growing concern with palpable injustices in ... More


The State and the Insane

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the legal status of Islamic state in dealing with the menace of insanity. From the point of view of social welfare, the most striking fact about medieval Islamic societies was ... More


Introduction: In Search of the Islamic State

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book offers an ethnographic study of the Sudanese experience with the Islamic state from its revolutionary establishment ... More


Following Current Paths of Destruction: ISIS and Beyond

Ondřej Beránek and Pavel Ťupek

in The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417570
eISBN:
9781474444774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417570.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter outlines the context within which various iconoclastic incidents have taken place in various parts of the Islamic world in recent years. After focusing on ISIS and the massive ... More


Politics in the Age of Salvation: Reimagining the Islamic State

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a story that makes an interesting set of claims about the nature of political authority in Islam. First, it made the point that the notion of an intellectual vanguard that could ... More


The Power of a Weak State: Sudan’s Relations with Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Sudan's relations with Egypt and Saudi Arabia from the 1970s through 2000, covering the periods before and after Islamists came to power there. The chapter's argument is that ... More


For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Noah Salomon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For some, the idea of an Islamic state serves to fulfill aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new forms of ethical political practice. For others, it violates the proper domains of both religion ... More


Civilizing Religion: Observations on the Architecture of Late Islamism

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Debates over Sudan's future remain vibrant today. New Islamic political movements have emerged as the Islamist project of the regime entered into somewhat of a holding pattern, while the government ... More


The Governance of Religious Diversity in Malaysia: Islam in a Secular State or Secularism in an Islamic State?

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid and Zawawi Ibrahim

in The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474419086
eISBN:
9781474435291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The end of World War II in 1945 heralded a bipolar world order in which the United States of America (USA)-led Western and Soviet Union-led Eastern blocs became competing pivots for global political ... More


Rebuilding the Muslim Mind: Epistemological Enlightenment and Its Discontents

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Sudan's twenty-five-year experiment with Islamic governance not only offers the researcher a unique site to observe Islamist interventions in practice, but also allows us to observe how these ... More


Escaping the Islamic State?

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue first describes cases of Sudanese university students joining ISIS. It then argues that if we begin to evaluate the success of the Sudanese Islamic state project based not on the ... More


The Parsis of Karachi

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the situation of the Parsis in Karachi, Pakistan. The situation of the Parsis is different here compared to in India and Pakistan in general because they live in an Islamic ... More


The Country That Prays upon the Prophet the Most: The Aesthetic Formation of the Islamic State

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Inqadh regime sought to make not just religious Sudanese, but Sudan religious, by attending to the unique qualities of the physical space into which it intervened, and not just to the people who ... More


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