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Author Saeed, Sadia, author

Title Politics of desecularization : law and the minority question in Pakistan / Sadia Saeed
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 269 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in social theory, religion and politics
Cambridge studies in social theory, religion, and politics
Contents Introduction: Rethinking desecularization -- Colonial genealogy of Muslim politics -- Democratic exclusions, authoritarian inclusions -- Politics of minoritization -- The nation-state and its heretics -- Courts and the minority question -- Conclusion: After secularization
Summary A fascinating account of how Islam can be deployed or resisted to shape minority rights and religious change in Muslim societies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print record version
Subject Religious minorities -- Pakistan
Religious law and legislation -- Pakistan
Ahmadiyya -- Pakistan
Secularization -- Pakistan
Islam and politics -- Pakistan
Islam and state -- Pakistan
Islam and state -- Pakistan -- History
Ahmadiyya
Islam and politics
Islam and state
Religious law and legislation
Religious minorities
Secularization
Pakistan
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
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