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Islam, politics, anthropology

by Filippo Osella

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, U.K, Malden, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of the Royal Anthropological Society.
Statementedited by Filippo Osella and Benjamin Soares
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN641 .I75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547431M
ISBN 109781444332957
LC Control Number2009041491
OCLC/WorldCa456551293

ogous to economic or political anthropology, any more than marxist or feminist anthropology means the anthropology of marxism or feminism." Rather it means, broadly, doing anthropology inspired by methods drawn in some way from Islam. What the competing versions of Islamic anthropology share is a basis in Islamic texts-they are, in other words. Muslim/Islamic anthropology is not a fully developed social science discipline/subdiscipline in either Muslim or non-Muslim academic contexts. Articulated and advocated for in varying ways, by a range of authors, including Said Mohamed Mauroof (), Akbar S. Ahmed (), and Merryl Wyn Davies (), Muslim/Islamic anthropology remains.

Islam and Good Governance: A Political Philosophy of Ihsan. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, ).pp $ paperback. DOI: / The outbreak of the Arab Spring clearly demonstrated a need to reformulate. Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women’s piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt. Unlike those organized Islamist activities that seek to seize or transform the state, this is a moral reform movement whose orthodox practices are commonly viewed as inconsequential to Egypt’s political landscape.

  In Muhammad and the Empires of Faith, Sean W. Anthony demonstrates how critical readings of non-Muslim and Muslim sources in tandem can breathe new life into the historical study of Muhammad and how his message transformed the world. By placing these sources within the intellectual and cultural world of Late Antiquity, Anthony offers a fresh assessment of the earliest sources for . Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed, is an American-Pakistani academic, author, poet, playwright, filmmaker and former diplomat. He currently holds the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and is Professor of International Relations at the American University in Washington, D.C. A former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Ahmed was a member of the Civil Service of Pakistan and Born: 15 January (age 76), Allahabad, British India.


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