Publisher’s description Political Islam has often been compared to ideological movements of the past such as fascism or Christian theocracy. But are such analogies valid? How should the Western world[…]
Publisher’s description The ‘Alawis, or Alawites, are a prominent religious minority in northern Syria, Lebanon, and southern Turkey, best known today for enjoying disproportionate political power in war-torn Syria. In[…]
This short monograph addresses the topic of Islamist mobilisation in Southeast Asia, focusing on Indonesia, Philippines and Malaysia.
This work seeks to challenge the notion of globalisation and trans-nationalism as one way flows of information and culture from the West to the rest of the world. Through historical[…]
Informative study looking at the development and role of three Islamist groups in Central Asia.