Islam and the Securitisation of Population Policies: Muslim States and Sustainability

Islam and the Securitisation of Population Policies: Muslim States and Sustainability

by Katrina Riddell

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Islam and the Securitisation of Population Policies: Muslim States and Sustainability by Katrina Riddell

Recognizing the role of population policies in security issues, Katrina Riddell's study takes the examples of Pakistan and Iran to examine population growth as an international security issue and to understand Muslim states' interaction with global debates on sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409499183
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Katrina Riddell is Honorary Research Associate, Centre for Muslim States and Societies, School of Social and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia, Australia.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Population: from low to high politics in the 20th century; Population and family planning in Islamic jurisprudence; Islam and fertility: 20th century myths and realities; Islam, politics and population: the Iranian debate from 1953–1989; Islam, population, sustainability and security: the Iranian debate from 1989–2006; Islam, politics and population: debate in Pakistan 1947–1988; Islam, population, sustainability and security: the Pakistan debate 1988–2006; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.


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