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Islam and politics in Central Asia

Mehrdad Haghayeghi

Islam and politics in Central Asia

by Mehrdad Haghayeghi

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam and politics -- Asia, Central.,
  • Islam -- Asia, Central -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- 1991-,
  • Asia, Central -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesIslam & politics in Central Asia
    StatementMehrdad Haghayeghi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK859.5 .H34 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16895448M
    ISBN 100333619773

    This article examines the relationship between Islam and politics in Southeast Asia. It first outlines the various factors that frame Islam and politics in the Muslim world of Southeast Asia. These include a strong co-identity of Islam and ethnicity, high level of syncretism among Muslims in Southeast Asia, and weak electoral support for radical : Fred R. von der Mehden. The book by Haghayeghi focuses on the Islamic revival in Central Asia, which it concludes is moderate and not anti-Western. But it warns that both Uzbekistan and Tajikistan could yet experience political turmoil with religious dimensions because of the governments' harsh treatment of Islamic forces.

      By utilizing social movement theory, the book analyses political Islam in Central Asia in general, and the phenomenon of Hizb ut-Tahrir in particular. It reveals the critical role of its ideology (based on a selective interpretation of Islamic theology and history) in the party’s recruiting by: Islam after Communism reasons that the fear of a rampant radical Islam that dominates both Western thought and many of Central Asia's governments should be tempered with an understanding of the politics of antiterrorism, which allows governments to justify their own authoritarian policies by casting all opposition as extremist. Placing the.

    Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia is a book written by Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid and published in The book was a New York Times bestseller for 5 weeks. It was translated into 22 languages. According to Rashid's homepage the book has sold million copies since the Septem book was used extensively by American analysts and. Understanding Political Islam in Southeast Asia. Greg Fealy A Summary. New York: Islam is on the rise in Southeast Asia, says Greg Fealy, currently a Visiting Professor at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins rather than assume this means a corresponding increase in political Islam or even religious violence, as media reports often suggest.


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Islam and politics in Central Asia by Mehrdad Haghayeghi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia. In this Book. Additional Information. Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia; Edited by Pauline Jones ; Book; Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press; Series: Central Eurasia in Context; View contents. View Citation; summary. This is an introductory survey of Islam in Central Asia.

Author: Pauline Jones. Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia Book Description: During the s, there was a general consensus that Central Asia was witnessing an Islamic revival after independence, and that this occurrence would follow similar events throughout the Islamic world in the prior two decades, which had negative effects on both social and political.

His books, which have been translated into more than forty languages, include the best-selling Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia (); Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia (); Descent into Chaos: The U.S.

and the Disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia (); and most recently Cited by: Islam after Communism reasons that the fear of a rampant radical Islam that dominates both Western thought and many of Central Asia’s governments should be tempered by an understanding of the politics of antiterrorism, which allows governments to justify their own authoritarian policies by casting all opposition as extremist.

Comparing the Cited by: "Islam and Politics in Central Asia offers a new and sophisticated look at the role of Islam in the loosely interrelated, newly independent republics of Central Asia.

The widely-held assumption that these republics would fall under the sway of fanatical Muslim clergy controlled by neighboring Iran has not been entirely accurate. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Islam under communism --The Gorbachev era --Islamic revival in Central Asia --The democratic drive --Government and politics --Islam and ethnic relations Titles.

Islam after Communism reasons that the fear of a rampant radical Islam that dominates both Western thought and many of Central Asia’s governments should be tempered with an understanding of the politics of antiterrorism, which allows governments to justify their own authoritarian policies by casting all opposition as extremist.

Placing the. A very insightful and often harrowing book about the impact of Communist rule on the peoples of Central Asia. While today they are marginal to world events, historically speaking the regions of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent and others in Central Asia were among the most intellectually and culturally important centers of Islamic civilization/5.

Islam in Central Asia has existed since the beginning of Islamic history. Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Central Hanafi school of thought of Sunnism is the most popular, with Shiism of Imami and Ismaili denominations predominating in the Pamir plateau and the western Tian Shan mountains (almost exclusively Ismailis), while boasting to a large minority population in the.

The book has immense value for Central Asian studies, and it will benefit academics and researchers as well as policymakers and students focusing on Central Eurasia." —Acta Via Serica “Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia tackles a topic of crucial concern for scholars and policymakers alike.

Moving well beyond the punditry that Author: Pauline Jones. His new book on Hizb al-Tahrir in Central Asia, Political Islam in Central Asia: The Challenge of Hizb ut-Tahrir, has just been published by Routledge in New York.

[1] Hizb al-Tahrir is more commonly transliterated as Hizb ut-Tahrir. [2] HT’s total numbers in Central Asia are not known because the group operates clandestinely.

She is currently completing her second book: The Rise of Muslim Politics: Islam and State in Central Asia and the Caucasus (under contract, Cambridge University Press). She has published articles in World Politics, Comparative Politics, the Journal of Democracy, Political Research Quarterly, and Europe-Asia Studies, as well as in numerous.

The five republics of Central Asia, and their historical connection to Islam. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims.

It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of Islam. New articles are added every week. Also, it. Soviet and Muslim The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia Eren Tasar Religion and Global Politics.

The first book to describe Islam as an organically evolving faith that acquired an important political niche in Central Asia, despite Soviet pressure.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Islam and politics in Central Asia by Mehrdad Haghayeghi,St. Martin's Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The Russian Revolution changed the face of Islam in Central Asia, but when the USSR fell, Islam emerged, relatively unscathed., The five republics of Central Asia, and their historical connection to Islam.

This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of Islam. Islam’s role in gender discourse; Islam’s articulations in the Indian Sub-continent, Southeast Asia, Central Asia and the Arab world.

Very little of the current literature deals with political Islam globally, and very few books go much beyond the Middle East and its terrorist groups.

The Central Asian Nexus: Islam and Politics The decade that followed the independence in of the former Soviet republics of Central Asia is sufficiently large, as a historical period, to permit one to draw certain conclusions. By utilizing social movement theory, the book analyses political Islam in Central Asia in general, and the phenomenon of Hizb ut-Tahrir in particular.

It reveals the critical role of its ideology (based on a selective interpretation of Islamic theology and history) in the party’s recruiting success. Islam and Politics in Central Asia by Mehrdad Haghayeghi. Palgrave Macmillan, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN. Galina Yemelianova’s Muslims in Central Asia is a unique study which traces the history of Muslims and Islam in what, in the 19 th century, became Russia- and later Soviet-controlled Central Asia.

In this meticulously researched book, Yemelianova offers a panoramic overview of the political, economic, cultural and religious developments in this part of Central Asia from the Russian takeover.Islam after Communismreasons that the fear of a rampant radical Islam that dominates both Western thought and many of Central Asia's governments should be tempered by an understanding of the politics of antiterrorism, which allows governments to justify their own authoritarian policies by casting all opposition as extremist.

Comparing the.Islam After Communism Religion & Politics In Central Asia by Adeeb Khalid available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

How do Muslims relate to Islam in societies that experienced seventy years of Soviet rule? How did Author: Adeeb Khalid.