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Muslim Societies and the Challenge of Secularization: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Muslim Societies and the Challenge of Secularization: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Hardback)

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Scholars from various disciplines worked together to present the first interdisciplinary book to address the issue of Islam, secularism and globalization. The book has a clear structure which represents its interdisciplinary approach: the first section addresses the philosophical and historical discussion about Islam and secularism; the second section discusses the topic from an ethnographical and social anthropological viewpoint; and the final section addresses Islam, secularism and globalization from a political viewpoint. This unique collection not only offers innovative research and new material, it also provides empirical examples and theoretical debates, and could therefore also be used as a textbook for courses on Islam, globalization, anthropology, politics, sociology and law.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligious groups: social & cultural aspectsIslamic studiesReligion & BeliefsAlternative belief systemsHumanist & secular alternatives to religionReligion & BeliefsIslamReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalReligious issues & debates Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 22/09/2010 ISBN-13: 9789048133611  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Gabriele Marranci is an Associate Professor and Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. He is the founding editor of the journal Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, and the book series (with Prof. Bryan Turner) Muslims in Global Societies, and also author of Jihad Beyond Islam, The Anthropology of Islam and Understanding Muslim Identity, Rethinking Fundamentalism. He is the author of the blog Islam, Muslims and an Anthropologists.

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