Political Islam : context versus ideology /
edited by Khaled Hroub.
London : Saqi in association with London Middle East Institute, SOAS, c2010.
315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0863566596, 9780863566592
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London : Saqi in association with London Middle East Institute, SOAS, c2010.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-304) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Khaled Hroub is a leading expert on Hamas and Islamic movements. He teaches Modern Middle Eastern History at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge University, where he is the director of Cambridge Arab Media Project. His publications include Hamas: Political Thought and Practice and Hamas: A Beginners Guide.
Main Description
This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of the contemporary debates within political Islam, providing an in-depth analysis of the specific movements, countries and regions in the Arab world and Israel.
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An indispensable reference for academics, researchers, the media and the informed general reader with an interest in Islamic political debates.
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Political Islam' offers a comprehensive discussion of contemporary debates within political Islam. The contributors argue that the evolution of Islamic movements is essentially contextual rather than ideological, and therefore Islamic movements are best understood individually within their own setting.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Umma, State and Movement: Events that Shaped the Modern Debatep. 20
Salafism: Doctrine, Diversity and Practicep. 37
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Historical Evolution and Future Prospectsp. 61
Political Islam in North Africap. 86
The Islamists of Iraq and the Sectarian Factor: The Case of Al-Qaeda in Mesopotamiap. 105
Islamism in the Gulf Regionp. 127
Hamas: Conflating National Liberation and Socio-Political Changep. 161
The Islamic Movement in the Jewish Statep. 182
The Making of Lebanon's Hizbullahp. 210
Al-Qaeda in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia: Jihadists and Franchisesp. 231
Islam and Muslims in Europe: Changes and Challengesp. 253
Moderate Islamist Groups in Europe: the Muslim Brothersp. 265
Notes on Contributorsp. 287
Bibliographyp. 293
Indexp. 305
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