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Islam – Westernising or Orientalist?

Martin Pugh

in Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses how the imposition of European colonial rule on Islamic countries in the nineteenth century provoked some Muslims into a complete rejection of Western culture and values and ... More


Introduction

Riffat Hassan

in Muhammad Iqbal: Essays on the Reconstruction of Modern Muslim Thought

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748695416
eISBN:
9781474416078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695416.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter highlights Muhammad Iqbal's paradoxical extraordinary uniqueness as both a poet and philosopher. The ability to communicate both logical and symbolic concepts, even those ... More


Islamic Criminal Justice: An Overview

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the characteristic features of the Islamic criminal justice system and shows how the Islamic system may differ from other systems. One of the distinctive features of the Islamic ... More


Europe, that Feared Yet Admired Idol

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

in The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 5 reviews dislocative nationalism's ambiguous relationship with European ideas, moving beyond paradigms of wholesale adoption (orientalism/modernisation theory) or the postcolonial posture ... More


What Changed?

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an outline of the change that took place in Turkey between 2007 and 2011, signalling a historic shift in the use of power in the country, long controlled by a staunch and ... More


Run-up to Change

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter describes the fascinating realignment in Turkish politics with the rise of the AKP into power from late 2002, distancing itself from the Islamist politics (‘Islamo-nationalism’, Millî ... More


Active citizenship as civil commitment: cultural considerations

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

in Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter further investigates manifestations of active citizenship as civil commitment in the third sector. It draws on empirical studies in non-OECD countries with different historical and ... More


The News Media between Volatility and Hybridization

Paolo Mancini

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that it is difficult to talk of a single media model in CEE countries, but nevertheless there are common features that affect the structure and activity of the media in this part ... More


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