Understanding Muslim Identity: Rethinking Fundamentalism by G. MarranciUnderstanding Muslim Identity: Rethinking Fundamentalism by G. Marranci

Understanding Muslim Identity: Rethinking Fundamentalism

byG. Marranci

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

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In this timely book, Marranci critically surveys the available theories on Islamic fundamentalism and extremism. Rejecting essentialism and cultural reductionism, the book suggests that identity and emotion play an essential role in the phenomenon that has been called fundamentalism.
GABRIELE MARRANCI is Associate Professor in the Anthropology of Islam, College of Humanities and Languages at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He is the founding editor of the journal Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, and the book series (with Prof. Turner) Muslims in Global Societies. He is the author ofJihad Be...
Title:Understanding Muslim Identity: Rethinking FundamentalismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:174 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230002552

ISBN - 13:9780230002555

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Fundamentalism Debated Reading Islamic Fundamentalism The Ethos of Justice Tawhid, Charisma and the Bund How to be Human: The Civilized and the Civilizable Conclusion References