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Title Globalization and the Muslim world : culture, religion, and modernity / edited by Birgit Schaebler and Leif Stenberg ; with a foreword by Roy Mottahedeh
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2004

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Description xxiv, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Series Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Contents Foreword / Roy Mottahedeh -- 1. Civilizing others : global modernity and the local boundaries (French/German, Ottoman, and Arab) of savagery / Birgit Schaebler -- 2. Subduing globalization : the challenge of the indigenization movement / Mehrzad Boroujerdi -- 3. Subjectivity, political evaluation, and Islamist trajectories / Sayres S. Rudy -- 4. Islam in the West : modernity and globalization revisited / Jocelyne Cesari -- 5. Islam, knowledge, and "the West" : the making of a global Islam / Leif Stenberg -- 6. Globalization, migration, and identity : Sudan, 1800-2000 / Heather J. Sharkey -- 7. Globalization and the Internet : the Malaysian experience / Toby E. Huff -- 8. The global mufti / Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen
Summary This book is a compilation of papers on Islam from scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds such as history, religious studies, anthropology, sociology and political science. It also tries to take into account the larger Muslim world with papers on Malaysia, Turkey, Sudan, Egypt, Israel-Palestine, Europe and the United States. This book is vital in beginning to understand the effects of globalization on Islam and the Muslim world
Analysis Muslim world
Notes "This volume is a product of a workshop held at the Center for Middle eastern studies at Harvard University in the summer of 1999"--Intro
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Congresses.
Islam -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam -- 20th century.
Islamic countries -- Civilization -- Congresses.
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Stenberg, Leif.
Schäbler, Birgit.
LC no. 2004008319
ISBN 0815630247 hardcover alkaline paper
0815630492 paperback alkaline paper