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The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... More


E-Jihad and Gen-ISIS

Gary R. Bunt

in Hashtag Islam: How Cyber-Islamic Environments Are Transforming Religious Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643168
eISBN:
9781469643182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643168.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the emergence of ‘Islamic State’ and their application of social media in order to promote their activities. This was integral to the development of IS, which integrated and ... More


Since 1993: Despoiled Voters, Winning Lobbies

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the decades after Khomeini’s death, the oases world’s middlemen class of Iran’s Baluch society has produced political figures able to wield nationwide influence. While maintaining pressure on ... More


Violence and Gender Politics in the Proto-State “Islamic State”

Katherine E. Brown

in Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190644031
eISBN:
9780190644079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644031.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores the idea of the so-called Islamic State, also known as Daesh, as a proto-state. A proto-state operates in an environment of extreme instability but also, like the nucleus of an ... More


The Ideological Drivers of Submerged Statehood in the Afterlife of The Hijaz

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This Chapter focuses on the idea of positive vs. negative space in ideology and religion. It discusses Islamic revivalism and Wahhabism in detail in the context of statehood. discuss the fragility of ... More


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