Globalization and the Muslim World: Culture, Religion, and Modernity

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Schaebler (Middle Eastern history, U. of Erfurt, Germany) and Stenberg (Islamology, Lund U., Sweden) present the product of workshop held at Harvard U.'s Center for Middle Eastern Studies in 1999 that addressed theoretical and empirical questions of globalization, modernity/postmodernity, and the Islamic world. The first five papers are theoretically oriented, considering questions of subjectivity and political evaluation, the relationship between modernity and Islam in the West, and the challenge of the ...
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Schaebler (Middle Eastern history, U. of Erfurt, Germany) and Stenberg (Islamology, Lund U., Sweden) present the product of workshop held at Harvard U.'s Center for Middle Eastern Studies in 1999 that addressed theoretical and empirical questions of globalization, modernity/postmodernity, and the Islamic world. The first five papers are theoretically oriented, considering questions of subjectivity and political evaluation, the relationship between modernity and Islam in the West, and the challenge of the "indigenization movement" to Eurocentric definitions of modernity and globalization. The remaining papers are more factually based, looking at such topics as migration and identity in Sudan, the Malaysian experience with the Internet, female activists in Turkish Islamist non-governmental organizations, and contemporary Arab Muslim constructions of religious others. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Carl Ernst
"Fresh and interesting. . . . The case studies are rich in data, and the theoretical and historical studies are nuanced and insightful. . . . Because of the widespread belief in a "clash of civilizations," both in popular forms and in parts of the academy, the subtle yet powerful critique that this book offers is timely, important, and valuable."
—University of North Carolina
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Table of Contents

Foreword
1 Civilizing others : global modernity and the local boundaries (French/German, Ottoman, and Arab) of savagery 3
2 Subduing globalization : the challenge of the indigenization movement 30
3 Subjectivity, political evaluation, and Islamist trajectories 39
4 Islam in the West : modernity and globalization revisited 80
5 Islam, knowledge, and "the West" : the making of a global Islam 93
6 Globalization, migration, and identity : Sudan, 1800-2000 113
7 Globalization and the Internet : the Malaysian experience 138
8 The global mufti 153
9 Where does globalization take place? : opportunities and limitations for female activists in Turkish Islamist non-governmental organizations 166
10 From postmodernism to "glocalism" : toward a theoretical understanding of contemporary Arab Muslim constructions of religious others 188
11 The scandal of literalism in Hamas, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and beyond 206
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