Muslim societies and the challenge of secularization

an interdisciplinary approach

Gabriele Marranci (Editor)

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Abstract

Scholars from various disciplines worked together to present the first interdisciplinary book to address the issue of Islam, secularism and globalization. The book has a clear structure which represents its interdisciplinary approach: the first section addresses the philosophical and historical discussion about Islam and secularism; the second section discusses the topic from an ethnographical and social anthropological viewpoint; and the final section addresses Islam, secularism and globalization from a political viewpoint. This unique collection not only offers innovative research and new material, it also provides empirical examples and theoretical debates, and could therefore also be used as a textbook for courses on Islam, globalization, anthropology, politics, sociology and law.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages261
ISBN (Print)9789048133611
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMuslims in global societies series
PublisherSpringer

Keywords

  • Islam and secularism
  • Secularism--Islamic countries
  • Muslims--Non-Muslim countries
  • Globalization--Religious aspects--Islam
  • Islam and state

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    Marranci, G. (Ed.) (2010). Muslim societies and the challenge of secularization: an interdisciplinary approach. (Muslims in global societies series). London: Springer, Springer Nature.