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Islamic Movements of Europe - Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World (Paperback) Loot Price: R361
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Islamic Movements of Europe - Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World (Paperback): Frank Peter, Rafael Ortega

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Islamic Movements of Europe - Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World (Paperback)

Frank Peter, Rafael Ortega

Series: Library of European Studies

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'Islam in Europe' and 'Islamophobia' are subjects of vital global importance which currently preoccupy policy-makers and academics alike. Through the examination of various European Muslim groups and institutions that have branched off from Islamic movements - including the Muslim Brotherhood, Hizb ut-Tahrir and Jama'at-i Islami - this book outlines the configuration of social, political and religious processes that have given rise to new kinds of European Muslim organisations. The authors offer a new perspective on these Muslim groups and seek to reclaim them from the often highly-charged public debates by placing them within the context of their origins as politicised religious movements on the one hand and their ongoing incorporation into European societal structures on the other. They also consider the relationship of these organisations to their 'parent' movements and examine the presence of Islam in European education and higher education institutions. Taking into account the connection between Islamic movements and the perceived surge of 'Islamophobia' in Europe, this book does not debate the question of whether these groups fit into normative or cultural structures of European nation-states, but rather examines how these structures have changed through their interaction with these groups and the growing Muslim population within Europe. It does not consider political Islam as the antithesis to a refined notion of secularism, but as a form of public religion which contributes to the ever-changing structure of Europe's secular regimes. Featuring the work of more than 40 scholars from around the world, this is the comprehensive guide to Islamic movements in Europe, offering original, definitive perspectives on Muslims and Islam in Europe today. It will be essential reading for policy-makers, political commentators and scholars alike.

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Imprint: I.B. Tauris
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Library of European Studies
Release date: August 2014
First published: October 2014
Authors: Frank Peter • Rafael Ortega
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 32mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
ISBN-13: 978-1-84885-845-9
Categories: Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies
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Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Islamic studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > General > General
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LSN: 1-84885-845-0
Barcode: 9781848858459

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