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Popular Muslim Attitudes towards Violent Islamic Groups: The Case of Pakistan

C. Christine Fair and Clark B. Lombardi

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter on Pakistan examines the phenomenon of public support for militant Islamic groups that promote violence in Pakistan's neighbors as well as in Pakistan itself. Since Pakistanis tend to ... More


Religion and Reason: A New Institutionalist Perspective

Masooda Bano

in The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides an overview of the book's key themes and arguments. The book develops a detailed account of the decision-making processes of the religious actor, with a focus on the madrasas of ... More


Landscapes of Drugs and War: Intersections of Political Ecology and Global Conflict

Michael K. Steinberg and Kent Mathewson

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The maxim of the moment and for the new millennium (at least for now) is that “after 9/11 the world changed.” Focused, amplified, and projected by the media, the September 2001 events have echoed ... More


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