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Islam and Blasphemy on the International Stage, 1989–2011

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Some of the larger and more famous recent attempts to export blasphemy restrictions from the Muslim world to the West have had such a complex and long lasting effect that they require particular ... More


Freedom of Speech

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/9780691157047.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the Muslim question has been linked to the question of freedom of speech. A clash of civilizations that saw the West as the realm of enlightenment, and Muslims in the realm ... More


Religious Reason and Secular Affect: An Incommensurable Divide?

Saba Mahmood

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines a different dimension of the religiously based presumptions and affect of Euro-Atlantic secularism. It challenges the way the conflict between secular necessity and religious ... More


The Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy: racism and ‘cartoon work’ in the age of the World Wide Web

Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius

in Racism Postcolonialism Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312199
eISBN:
9781846315626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312199.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In September 2005, the Jyllands-Posten, a Danish tabloid with a reputation for being critical of immigrants, published twelve images mocking the Prophet Muhammad. The cartoons immediately sparked an ... More


The Political Participation of Polish Muslim Tatars – the Result of or the Reason for Integration? From Teutonic wars to the Danish cartoons Affair

Agata S. Nalborczyk

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

One of the oldest established Muslim minorities in Central Europe is that of the Tatars, whose history dates back to the fourteenth century. They settled in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth mostly ... More


Free Speech, Blasphemy, and Secular Criticism

Talal Asad

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines discursive oppositions between Islam and secular Christianity on issues of free speech and blasphemy, and between a political Islam linked to aggression and death and a secular ... More


Extreme Speech and Democracy

Ivan Hare and James Weinstein (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A commitment to free speech is a fundamental precept of all liberal democracies. However, democracies differ significantly when addressing the permissibility of laws regulating certain kinds of ... More


How Injury Travels

Sadia Abbas

in At Freedom's Limit: Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257850
eISBN:
9780823261604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257850.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the impact of linking injury, blasphemy, religious pain, and Muslim identity together. It considers two academic representations of the varieties of Muslim hurt. One is a ... More


Conflicting Emotions: The 2006 Anti-“Danish Cartoons” Riot in Lahore (Pakistan)

Amélie Blom

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the riot that took place in Lahore, Pakistan following the publication of the “Danish cartoons” on February 14, 2006. It shows the importance of emotions in the transition to ... More


Introduction

Wendy Brown

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book is comprised of essays that were first presented at a fall 2007 symposium entitled “Is Critique Secular?” sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities at the University of ... More


The Sensibility of Critique: Response to Asad and Mahmood

Judith Butler

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the author responds to the essays by Talal Asad and Saba Mahmood regarding the critique of secularism, as well as issues of free speech, blasphemy, and religious extremism raised by ... More


Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to ... More


Reply to Judith Butler

Saba Mahmood

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the author responds to the essay by Judith Butler on the issue of secular critique. While she agrees with Butler’s contention that secularism does not entail a monolithic process or ... More


Reply to Judith Butler

Talal Asad

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the author responds to the essay by Judith Butler on the issue of secular critique. He agrees with Butler’s argument that intellectual inquiries into events such as the Danish ... More


Old Norse Mythology and Ideology (and Entertainment)

John Lindow

in Old Norse Mythology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190852252
eISBN:
9780197563434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852252.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

According an argument by Georges Dumézil, Ideological use of the mythology may go back to Indo-European times, and it certainly goes back to Viking and medieval Scandinavia, where a “ruler ideology” ... More


Introduction

Eric Heinze

in Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759027
eISBN:
9780191818806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759027.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The 2005 Danish cartoon controversy reminds us that provocative expression counts among the most controversial problems of our time. Hate speech bans are widely advocated as remedies, on the view ... More


Civil Resistance in Libya during the Arab Spring

George Joffé

in Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749028
eISBN:
9780191811630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749028.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the autocratic nature of the Gaddafi regime in Libya, its weakness in Cyrenaica (Libya’s eastern province) became apparent in the 1990s. A series of protests there over specific issues—the ... More


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