Islam, Politics, Anthropology

Islam, Politics, Anthropology

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Islam, Politics, Anthropology by Filippo Osella

Part of The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Special Issue Book Series, Islam, Politics, Anthropology offers critical reflections on past and current studies of Islam and politics in anthropology and charts new analytical approaches to examining Islam in the post-9/11 world. 

  • Challenges current and past approaches to the study of Islam and Muslim politics in anthropology
  • Offers a critical comprehensive review of past and current literature on the subject
  • Presents innovative ethnographic description and analysis of everyday Muslim politics in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America
  • Proposes new analytical approaches to the study of Islam and Muslim politics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444332957
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/03/2010
Series: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Special Issue Book Series , #5
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Filippo Osella is a Reader in Anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. For the past 20 years, Osella has conducted research in South India, and more recently in a number of West Asian Gulf countries. His current research focuses on the emergence of Islamic reformist movements and the rise of a new Muslim middle class in Kerala.

Benjamin Soares is an anthropologist and Senior Research Fellow at the Afrika-Studiecentrum in Leiden, The Netherlands. Soares' publications include Islam and the Prayer Economy (2005) and two edited volumes, Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa (2007) and Muslim-Christian Encounters in Africa (2006).

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