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Amr Khaled and Young Muslim Elites: Islamism and the Consolidation of Mainstream Muslim Piety in Egypt1

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the rise of Amr Khaled, a globalized televangelist, through a neoliberal lens and suggests the privatization of the media in Egypt (and the rise of satellite television ... More


A System of Life: Mawdudi and the Ideologisation of Islam

Jan-Peter Hartung

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199361779
eISBN:
9780199388264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361779.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

While much current research on political Islam revolves around militant Islamism, the genesis of this ideology remains minimally understood. This book presents an examination of the earliest attempt ... More


Pollyanna in Turkey: Translating a Transnational Icon

Tanfer Emin Tunç

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter traces three phases in the history of Pollyanna in the Turkish context. The early translations of the novel in the 1930s and 1950s presented Pollyanna as an advocate for female children ... More


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