Modernizing Islam: Religion in the Public Sphere in the Middle East and Europe

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813531984
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
The Contributors
Introduction: Modernizing Islam and Re-Islamization in Global Perspective
Pt. I Issues and Trends in Global Re-Islamization
1 Veils and Obscuring Lenses 1
2 The Modernizing Force of Islamism 42
3 Islam and Civil Society 69
Pt. II Re-Islamization in the Public Sphere
4 Islam and the Common Mortal 103
5 A Return to the Shariah? Egyptian Judges and Referring to Islam 125
6 Women's Islamic Activism: Between Self-Practices and Social Reform Efforts 145
7 Islamization and Education in Egypt: Between Politics, Culture, and the Market 167
Pt. III Re-Islamization in Europe
8 The Growing Islamization of Europe 193
9 The Holy Grail of Muslims in Western Europe: Representation and their Relationship with the State 215
10 Muslim Minorities in Europe: The Silent Revolution 251
Index 271
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