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Islamic political radicalism : a European perspective

Author: Tahir Abbas
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
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Islamic political radicalism in Europe has seen dramatic growth in recent times. This book offers a sociological, anthropological, psychological and political science analysis of the causes and consequences of this phenomenon. Authors explore the motivations behind such radicalism, focusing on an array of different factors. These include economic and social alienation, political and cultural marginalisation, gender  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Islamic political radicalism.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)71808248
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tahir Abbas
ISBN: 9780748630868 0748630864 9780748625277 0748625275 0748625283 9780748625284 1280762535 9781280762536
OCLC Number: 122339205
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages)
Contents: Part I. Definitions --
Introduction : Islamic political radicalism in Western Europe / Tahir Abbas --
The discourse of 'terrorism' between violence, justice and international order / Jorgen S. Nielsen --
A clinical psychology perspective on radical Islamic youth / Edward J. Lifton --
The scales for defining Islamic political radicalism / Ismail Adam Patel --
Part II. Islamic political radicalism in Europe --
Europe and political Islam : encounters of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries / Sara Silvestri --
Anti-Semitism amongst Muslims / Haris Aziz --
The growth of Islamic radicalism in Eurasia / Galina M. Yemelianova --
Radical Islam in Europe : misperceptions and misconceptions / Alok Rashmi Mukhopadhyay --
Part III. The British context --
How the Zionist colonisation of Palestine radicalised British Muslims / Daud Abdullah --
From the ethos of justice to the ideology of justice : understanding radical views of Scottish Muslims / Gabriele Marranci --
Islamic political radicalism in Britain : the case of Hizb-ut-Tahrir / Sadek Hamid --
Islamic political radicalism in Britain : Muslim men in Bradford / Marie Macey --
'Because I am Pakistani ... and I am Muslim ... I am political' --
gendering political radicalism : young femininities in Bradford / Gurchathen Sanghera and Suruchi Thapar-Björkert --
Disconnection and exclusion : pathways to radicalisation? / Basia Spalek --
Transitional religiosity experiences : contextual disjuncture and Islamic poliltical radicalism / Akil N. Awan --
An assessment of colonial strategies of resistance, liminality and Herberg's thesis in the rise of radicalism among British South Asian youth / Ron Geaves --
Part IV. After 7/7 --
Ruminations and reflections on British Muslims and Isalm post-7/7 / H.A. Hellyer --
Electronic monitoring and the creation of control orders for terrorist suspects in Britain / Mike Nellis --
British Islamic political radicalism / Salma Yaqoob --
Disengaging with terrorism : the internal Muslim challenge in deligitimising radicalism as a means of tackling extremism / Sayyed Nadeem Kazmi.
Responsibility: edited by Tahir Abbas.

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A theological, sociological, anthropological, psychological and political science analysis of the causes and consequences of Islamic Political Radicalism.  Read more...

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