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How Wide Is Our Lens?

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the predominant vision many political leaders have articulated post-September 11, 2001: a narrow and embattled vision of the collective American identity. It draws on Samuel ... More


The War with Islam as a Faith

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

For Christian Zionists, the conflict between Israel and its Arab and Muslim neighbors is even more than a clash of civilizations. It is a contest between God and Allah. Several of the most prominent ... More


There Is No Clash of Civilizations

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that there is no “clash of civilizations,” noting that the West is now a place where Muslims are at home, and Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, and secularists ... More


Chaotic epic: Samuel Huntington’s <i>The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order</i> revisited

James Dunkerley

in American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As a core interpretative text of the immediate post-Cold War period, The Clash of Civilizations acquired an almost infamous status amongst liberal circles on account of a perceived melange of ... More


History: From the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ to ‘New Empire Revisionism’

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1, on historical contexts, includes detailed discussion of Samuel Huntington's “The Clash of Civilizations?”, Michael Ignatieff's “The American Empire”, Anonymous' (Michael Scheuer's) Through ... More


On the Muslim Question

Anne Norton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the post-9/11 West, there is no shortage of strident voices telling us that Islam is a threat to the security, values, way of life, and even existence of the United States and Europe. For better ... More


Conclusion

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion summarizes how these arenas contributed to larger American narratives about the Islamic world and how they translated into specific policies. It then details the profound repercussions ... More


Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Bernard Lewis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the climatic year of 1492, a year laden with epic events and riven by political debate, to explore a clash of civilizations — between the Jews, Christendom, and Islam, as well as that ... More


“Ghost in the House”: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of the “Green Menace”

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the political and cultural history of boxer Muhammad Ali and his status as a national hero in the post-Cold War 1990s, a period when the Muslim International, through hip-hop ... More


Radicals: Latino Muslim Hip-Hop and The “Clash of Civilizations” Thing

Harold D. Morales

in Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190852603
eISBN:
9780190852634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852603.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 5 is a critical appraisal of media practices that assume conflict rather than peaceful coexistence. It engages the “clash of civilizations” thesis articulated by both Samuel Huntington and ... More


The Debate on World Order

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the lack of a general consensus on the major characteristics of world order. It examines the world order in the second half of the twentieth and the early twenty-first ... More


A Metahistory of the Clash of Civilisations: Us and Them Beyond Orientalism

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333523
eISBN:
9780190235611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The book presents a history of the idea of the “Clash of Civilisations” with particular reference to the myth of an inevitable confrontation between Islam and the West. It delves into history all the ... More


Gendered nationalisms: the ‘true’ clash of civilisations?

Naaz Rashid

in Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325178
eISBN:
9781447325215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325178.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter is based on the analysis of documentary evidence and analyses the language of the Prevent agenda in the context of Huntington’s ‘clash of civilisations’ thesis. Despite emphatic denials ... More


Displaced Italies and Immigrant “Delinquent” Spaces in Pariani’s Argentinian <i>Conventillos</i> and Lakhous’s Roman <i>Palazzo</i>

Teresa Fiore

in Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In addressing residential spaces through the lens of de Certeau’s concept of “delinquent space,” that is, a space that creatively defies social norms and stereotypes, Chapter 3 looks at the ... More


Introduction: Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique

Gabriel Rockhill and Alfredo Gomez-Muller (eds)

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is comprised of a series of discourses providing critical perspectives on cultural issues involving the politics of culture. The rising importance of culture in politics and morality is ... More


Modern Usage

Aaron W. Hughes

in Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines some of the contemporary uses to which the category has been put in the years after September 11, 2001. No longer perceived in a supersessionist manner (as in chapter two) or as ... More


A Brief History of the World and What We Can Learn from It: Why Some Countries Are Wealthy and Others Poor and Whether It Must Always Be So

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents a brief overview of history, and traces the economic developments of previous centuries, in an effort to demonstrate the various and outflowing changes that took place in ... More


Trapped in Nationalism? Symbolic Politics in Greece and the Macedonian Question

Neophytos Loizides

in The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 examines how adversarial framing on the Macedonian issue constrained a moderate government in Greece from capitalizing on its peace potential in the early 1990s when major demonstrations in ... More


Fear of a Brown Planet: Pan-Islamism, Black Nationalism, and the Tribal Twenties

Nathaniel Deutsch

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the complex interplay between Pan-Islamism, white supremacy, and black nationalism during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In examining the writings of figures such as ... More


Conclusion: The Confluence of Civilizations

Janel Kragt Bakker

in Sister Churches: American Congregations and Their Partners Abroad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328208
eISBN:
9780199369331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328208.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book’s conclusion reframes Christianity around the globe in the context of globalization. It explains how sister church relationships serve as counterexamples to the patterns of global religious ... More


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