Public Islam and the Common Good / Edition 1

Public Islam and the Common Good / Edition 1

by Armando Salvatore, Dale F. Eickelman
     
 

This book shows how competing Islamic ideas and practices create alternative political and social realities in the Muslim majority regions of the Arab Middle East, Iran, South Asia, Africa, and elsewhere in ways that differ from the emergence of the public sphere in Europe.See more details below

Overview

This book shows how competing Islamic ideas and practices create alternative political and social realities in the Muslim majority regions of the Arab Middle East, Iran, South Asia, Africa, and elsewhere in ways that differ from the emergence of the public sphere in Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004156227
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/2006
Series:
Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series, #95
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Note on transliteration
Preface : public Islam and the common good
Ch. 1Muslim publics3
Ch. 2Secrecy and publicity in the South Asian public arena29
Ch. 3Technological mediation and the emergence of transnational Muslim publics53
Ch. 4Coffeehouses : public opinion in the nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire75
Ch. 5Gender, consumption, and patriotism : the emergence of an Ottoman public sphere99
Ch. 6The 'Ulama of contemporary Islam and their conceptions of the common good129
Ch. 7When disputes turn public : heresy, the common good, and the state in South India157
Ch. 8The limits of the public : Sufism and the religious debate in Syria181
Ch. 9Islam and public piety in Mali205
Ch. 10Framing the public sphere : Iranian women in the Islamic Republic227
Glossary243
Note on contributors247
Index251

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