The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

Hardcover | October 16, 2013

EditorJohn L. Esposito, Emad El-Din Shahin

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Over the past three decades, scholars, government analysts and terrorism experts have examined the relationship between Islam and politics. But specialists have tended to limit their analysis to a specific country or focus. Few works have provided a geographically comprehensive, in-depthanalysis. Since 9/11, another wave of literature on political Islam and global terrorism has appeared, much of it superficial and sensationalist. This situation underscores the need for a comprehensive, analytical, and in-depth examination of Islam and politics in the post-9/11 era and in anincreasingly globalizing world. The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics, with contributions from prominent scholars and specialists, provides a comprehensive analysis of what we know and where we are in the study of political Islam. It enables scholars, students, and policymakers to understand the interaction of Islam andpolitics and the multiple and diverse roles of Islamic movements, as well as issues of authoritarianism and democratization, religious extremism and terrorism regionally and globally.

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Over the past three decades, scholars, government analysts and terrorism experts have examined the relationship between Islam and politics. But specialists have tended to limit their analysis to a specific country or focus. Few works have provided a geographically comprehensive, in-depthanalysis. Since 9/11, another wave of literature ...

John L. Esposito is Professor of Religion and International Affairs and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Emad El-Din Shahin is Professor of Public Policy at the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:October 16, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsContributorsIntroductionPart One: Major Themes1. Khaled Abou El Fadl: The Shari`a2. Abdullah Saeed: Salafiya, Modernism, and Revival3. Sherman A. Jackson: Islamic Reform between Islamic Law and the Nation-State4. John O. Voll: Political Islam and the State5. Nader Hashemi: Islam and Democracy6. Tarek Masoud: The Political Economy of Islam and Politics7. Margot Badran: Political Islam and GenderPart Two: Islamic Ideologues, Activists, and Intellectuals8. Ahmad Moussalli: Hassan Al-Banna9. Joshua T. White and Niloufer Siddiqui: Mawlana MawdudiRevolutionary Ideologues10. Shahrough Akhavi: Sayyid Qutb11. Shahrough Akhavi: Ali Shari'ati12. Mojtaba Mahdavi: Ayatollah KhomeneiThe "Intellectuals" of Political Islam13. Peter Woodward: Hassan al-Turabi14. Azzam Tamimi: Rashid al-Ghannoushi15. Bettina Groff: Yusuf al-Qaradawi16. Mahmoud Sadri and Ahmad Sadri: Muhammad Khatami17. Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi: Abdolkarim SoroushPart Three: Islam and Politics Around the World18. Abdullah A. Al-Arian: Islam and Politics in North America19. Sam Cherribi: Islam and Politics in Europe20. Moataz A. Fattah: Islam and Politics in the Middle East21. Shireen Hunter: Islam and Politics in Central Asia22. Irfan Ahmad: Islam and Politics in South Asia23. Fred R. von der Mehden: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia24. Azzedine Layachi: Islam and Politics in North Africa25. Leonardo A. Villalon: Islam and Politics in Sub-Saharan AfricaPart Four: The Dynamics of Islam in PoliticsPolitical Islam in Power26. William O. Beeman: Political Islam in Iran27. Natana J. Delong-Bas: Political Islam in Saudi Arabia28. Ibrahim Kalin: Political Islam in Turkey29. Abdelwahab al-Effendi: Political Islam in Sudan30. M. Nazif Shahrani: Political Islam in AfghanistanIslamic Movements in the Political Process31. Tarek Masoud: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt32. Beverley Milton-Edwards: Hamas33. Bassel F. Salloukh and Shoghig Mikaelian: Hizbollah34. Michael J. Willis: Islamic Movements in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia35. Shadi Hamid: The Islamic Action Front in Jordan36. Andre Feillard: Nahdatul Ulama in Indonesia37. Kamran Bokhari: Jamaat-i-Islami in Pakistan and Bangladesh38. Fred R. von der Mehden: Islamic Movements in MalaysiaJihadi Political Islam39. Nael Shama: Al-Jama`a al-Islamiya and al-Jihad Group in Egypt40. David Romano: Jihadists in Iraq41. Jason Burke: Al-Qaida and its AffiliatesIndex