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Islam, Conflict and Democracy

Filali-Ansary Abdou

in The Challenge of Pluralism: Paradigms from Muslim Contexts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639694
eISBN:
9780748653195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639694.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses Islam, conflict, and democracy. It focuses on the position of many Muslims in India and aims to see what lessons can be extrapolated from there. While it may be surprising to ... More


Introduction

Husband Charles and Alam Yunis

in Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the apparent tension between the inherent logics of the two constructions of the Muslim population, as the two related policies of Community Cohesion and counter-terrorism ... More


Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Rafaela M. Dancygier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As Europe's Muslim communities continue to grow, so does their impact on electoral politics and the potential for inclusion dilemmas. In vote-rich enclaves, Muslim views on religion, tradition, and ... More


Introduction: Policing the Imperial Formation

Ruth Streicher

in Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how counterinsurgency practices contribute to producing Thailand as an imperial formation: a modern state formation with roots in the premodern ... More


Transplanting Ties

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter traces the physical movement of Muslims to Britain. Muslims came to Britain mainly—though not only—from South Asia, and they settled in certain cities and neighborhoods. Although Muslims ... More


Indonesians and Their Arab World: Guided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Mirjam Lücking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753114
eISBN:
9781501753145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753114.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the ways that contemporary Indonesians understand their relationship to the Arab world. Despite being home to the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia exists on the ... More


Medieval to Mughal Times c.1000 to c.1707

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This chapter considers the period from the onset of major Muslim military advance to Aurangzeb’s death. In general, the population continued to grow slowly and fitfully. We can only speculate about ... More


Conclusion: Postcolonial Transitions

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

in Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recounts how the members of the Arab diaspora attempted legal arbitrage under colonial rule. It analyses the members' expansion and modification of Islamic law, while at other times they ... More


Religion and populism: the Aksi 212 movement in Indonesia

Ismet Fanany and Rebecca Fanany

in Populism, Democracy and Community Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447353836
eISBN:
9781447353850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353836.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how a manifestation of populism as a force in Indonesian society emerged in the Aksi 212 (212 Action), a politico-religious movement that came to prominence as a reaction to a ... More


The Iraq War and the War on Terror: The Global Jihad After Iraq

Steven Simon (ed.)

in Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the Iraq War on the war on terror. It suggests that the global perceptions of U.S. operations in Iraq have fueled anti-American and anti-Western sentiment, which ... More


The Context of Islamic Law

Uwe Kischel

in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198791355
eISBN:
9780191833830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791355.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes Islamic law. Islamic law is not the law of a single state, but rather a religious law of special importance, whose prominence has increased over the last few decades. It is ... More


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