Islam in World Politics by Nelly Lahoud

By Nelly Lahoud

The essays during this collection examine the emergence of Islam as a strength in today’s overseas political area. pushed through a priority to appreciate components resulting in, and the consequences of, this heightened political profile the individuals transcend polemics and apologetics. The ebook significantly examines a few of the significant occasions, pursuits and developments within the Islamic international over the last fifty years and their impression at the foreign scene. Reflecting the variety and heterogeneity of the Muslim global, the booklet covers concerns together with: the problem of Islamism to the Muslim global using Islam as a political software at the foreign scene Islam’s contribution to the idea and perform of worldwide finance Islam’s function in gender discourse Islam’s articulations within the Indian Sub-continent, Southeast Asia, primary Asia and the Arab international. little or no of the present literature bargains with political Islam globally, and extremely few books cross a lot past the center East and its terrorist teams. This quantity fills that hole, delivering a compelling cross-national, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary research of Islam as a effective political strength.

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