Islam in the Era of Globalization: Muslim Attitudes towards Modernity and Identity / Edition 1

Islam in the Era of Globalization: Muslim Attitudes towards Modernity and Identity / Edition 1

by Johan Meuleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0700716912

ISBN-13: 9780700716913

Pub. Date: 08/23/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Globalization, modernity and identity are fundamental issues in contemporary Islam and Islamic Studies. This collection of essays reflects the wide diversity that characterises contemporary Islamic Studies. The case studies cover regions stretching from China and Southeast Asia to diaspora communities in the Caribbean and Tajikistan. There is significant participation…  See more details below

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Globalization, modernity and identity are fundamental issues in contemporary Islam and Islamic Studies. This collection of essays reflects the wide diversity that characterises contemporary Islamic Studies. The case studies cover regions stretching from China and Southeast Asia to diaspora communities in the Caribbean and Tajikistan. There is significant participation of intellectual voices from all areas concerned, providing a real contribution to the academic exchange between the Muslim and the Euro-American worlds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700716913
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/23/2002
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Note on References
The Contributors
Introduction1
1South-East Asian Islam and the Globalization Process13
2Globalization of Indonesian Muslim Discourse: Contemporary Religio-Intellectual Connections Between Indonesia and the Middle East31
3The Indonesian Archipelago from 1913 to 2013: Celebrations and Dress Codes Between International, Local, and Islamic Culture51
4Islam in Brunei Darussalam and Global Islam: An Analysis of Their Interaction71
5Fatwas as a Unifying Factor in Indonesian History99
6Modernity and the Disenchantment of Life: A Muslim-Christian Contrast111
7Pakistan: A Critique of the Concept of Modernity143
8Muslim Feminists in Western Academia: Questions of Power, Matters of Necessity171
9Is Islam a Help or Hindrance to Women's Development?189
10Muslim Views on Population: The Case of Tajikistan211
11The Mulla and the State: Dynamics of Islamic Religious Scholars and Their Institutions in Contemporary Pakistan225
12Religious Identity and Mass Education233
13Seeking Knowledge unto China: Traditionalization, Modernity, and the State247
14The Institut Agama Islam Negeri at the Crossroads: Some Notes on the Indonesian State Institutes for Islamic Studies281
15The Interaction of Religion and State in Indonesia: The Case of the Islamic Courts299
16The 'Ulama', the Government, and Society in Modern Indonesia: The Indonesian Council of 'Ulama' Revisited315
17Contemporary South-East Asian Muslim Intellectuals: An Examination of the Sources for Their Concepts and Intellectual Constructs327
18Between Ummah and Home Country: The Indian Transnational Muslim Diaspora in the Caribbean Countries351
Glossary361
Bibliography363
Index391

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