Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power

Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power

by Aisha Ahmad


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190656775
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,221,115
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Mosques and Markets
Chapter 2: Black Flags in the Bazaar: The Making of Modern Islamist Proto-States
Chapter 3: Mafia and Mujahideen: Trafficking and Trust-Building under Soviet Occupation
Chapter 4: Traders and Taliban: Business Interests and Islamist Power in Afghanistan
Chapter 5: Beards for Business: The Origins and Evolution of the Mogadishu Mafia
Chapter 6: The Price of Protection: The Rise of the Islamic Courts Union
Chapter 7: The Blowback Effect: International Intervention and the Collapse of the Proto-State
Chapter 8: The Proto-State Goes Global: Criminal Business Networks and Jihadist Power across the Muslim World

Appendix: Methodology and Field Research

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