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Between Islam And The State: The Politics Of Engagement
Between Islam And The State: The Politics Of Engagement, 9780804755009  

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Between Islam And The State: The Politics Of Engagement

Berna Turam
ISBN:   0804755000   List Price:    INR 4,242.00
ISBN-13:   9780804755009       (USD 60.00)
Publisher:   Stanford University Press   Sale Price:    INR 1,673.00
Binding:   Hardcover   Discount:    61%
Dimension:   0.3 x 5.8 x 8.8 Inches   Pages:    244
Pub. Year:   2006   Weight:    1.0 Pounds
    Language:    English
Category:   Social Science / Islamic Studies
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"In dealing with Islam, books have seemed incapable of going beyond terrorism, jihad, and al-Qaeda. But, Berna Turam ably demonstrates that Islam has multiple faces and diverse ways of dealing with the existing secular world. For anyone who wants to understand the evolving role of Islam in the Middle East and beyond, Between Islam and the State is a must read."
—Joel Migdal, University of Washington

Throughout the Middle East, the clash between Islamic forces and

Though both the Gülen and JP have ambivalent attitudes toward individual freedoms and various aspects of civil society, their continuing engagements with the state have encouraged democracy in Turkey. As they contest issues of education and morality but cooperate in ethnic and gender politics, they redraw the boundaries between public sites and private lives. Showing opportunities for engagement between Islam and the state, from Turkey to Kazakhstan to the United States, Between Islam and the State illustrates a successful means of negotiating between religion and politics.  more >>

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