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Islam, globalization and postmodernity / edited by Akbar S. Ahmed and Hastings Donnan.

By: Ahmed, Akbar S
Contributor(s): Donnan, Hastings | Gellner, Ernest André, 1925-1995
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1994.Description: xiv, 242p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0415093678
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Foreword / Ernest Gellner; Islam in the age of postmodernity / A.S. Ahmed, H. Donnan; Turkish arabesk and the city / Martin Stokes; Contested meanings and the politics of authenticity: the "Hosay" in Trinidad / G. Thaiss; How to be Islamic without being an Islamic state: contested models of development in Malaysia / J. Nagata; The politics of Islamic fundamentalism: Iran, Tunisia / F. Halliday; Contemporary Islamic movements in the Arab world / A.A. Bagader; Challenges for Muslim women in a postmodern world / Anita M. Weiss; Women and the veil / Helen Watson; Sojourners abroad: migration for higher education in a post-peasant Muslim society / R.T. Antoun; Two Muslim intellectuals in the postmodern West: Akbar Ahmed and Ziauddin Sardar / T. Gerholm; Diaspora and millennium: British Pakistani global-local fabulations of the Gulf War / P. Werbner.