Politics Of Piety

Author: Saba Mahmood
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400839912
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Not only is this book a sensitive ethnography of a critical but largely ignored dimension of the Islamic revival, it is also an unflinching critique of the secular-liberal assumptions by which some people hold such movements to account.

Politics Of Piety

Author: Saba Mahmood
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691149801
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Not only is this book a sensitive ethnography of a critical but largely ignored dimension of the Islamic revival, it is also an unflinching critique of the secular-liberal assumptions by which some people hold such movements to account.

Politics Of Piety

Author: Saba Mahmood
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400824564
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Not only is this book a sensitive ethnography of a critical but largely ignored dimension of the Islamic revival, it is also an unflinching critique of the secular-liberal principles by which some people hold such movements to account.

The Impossible State

Author: Wael B. Hallaq
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231530862
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Wael B. Hallaq boldly argues that the “Islamic state,” judged by any standard definition of what the modern state represents, is both an impossible and inherently self-contradictory concept.

Religious Difference In A Secular Age

Author: Saba Mahmood
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400873533
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Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains.

Do Muslim Women Need Saving

Author: Lila Abu-Lughod
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674726332
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Do Muslim Women Need Saving? is an indictment of a mindset that has justified all manner of foreign interference, including military invasion, in the name of rescuing women from Islam.

The Politics Of The Veil

Author: Joan Wallach Scott
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400827893
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The Politics of the Veil calls for a new vision of community where common ground is found amid our differences, and where the embracing of diversity--not its suppression--is recognized as the best path to social harmony.

Formations Of The Secular

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804783098
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Opening with the provocative query “what might an anthropology of the secular look like?” this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped ...