Search: Middle East and Islamic Studies - Sociology & Anthropology
Categories: Middle East and Islamic Studies - Sociology & Anthropology
Results 1 - 10 of 40
Edited by Anh Nga Longva and Anne Sofie Roald
Focusing on the situation of both Muslim and non-Muslim religious minorities in the Middle East, this volume offers an analysis of various strategies of resilience and accommodation from a historical as well a contemporary perspective.
Muhammad Shahrur, Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Andreas Christmann, University of Manchester
This is the first book-length presentation of Muhammad Shahrur's ideas in English, explaining his ideas on the need for a contemporary re-reading of the Qur'an, a reform of Islamic law and the necessity of freedom of belief in Islam, and other vital issues of Islamic thought and practice.
Edited by Meir Hatina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This collective volume provides an integrative historical and contemporary discussion of Sunni ʿulamaʾ in the Middle East in both an urban and a semi-tribal context.
Edited by Christoph Schumann
This volume analyzes a century of intellectual debates, political ideologies, and literary media in order to track the emergence, spread and decline of liberal thought as a response to both authoritarian rule and Westernization in the Eastern Mediterranean.
edited by Nefissa Naguib and Inger Marie Okkenhaug
The book examines different involvements in welfare activities not only as contextualised in stable communities and nations, but also as they emerge in vulnerable states and disintegrating societies.
In a collage of images the author attempts to convey the transformation of consumer culture and how it is related to the urban reshaping of the city of Cairo to meet with the demands of globalisation. Evidently Cairo´s urban reshaping is taking place by pushing away the unwanted slums ...
Edited by Gudrun Krämer and Sabine Schmidtke
The present volume – grown out of an international symposium at the Free University, Berlin in 2002 – is concerned with religious authorities, men and women claiming, projecting and exerting religious authority within a given context. The volume focuses on Middle Eastern Muslim majority ...
This volume describes specific reconstructions and interpretations, by the New Order regime, of the ancient Javanese past, the Dutch occupation, the Indonesian Revolution and the coup attempt of September 30 1965. Counterviews, from an Islamic perspective, will also be noted.
The book takes a close look at the origins and development of the Syrian identity, during the 18th and 19th centuries, through the role of Christian Arab intellectuals and merchants, Ottomans and American missionaries. It examines its background, stages of evolution, and components.
The first history of the Rashidi Ahmadiyya argues for a new explanation of the great Sufi revival of the eighteenth century, and also defines a new paradigm of development and change in Sufi orders.
Click a term to refine your current search.
Categories: all » Middle East and Islamic Studies - Sociology & Anthropology
- Humanities (40)
- BRILL (40)
- English (40)
- Book (40)