Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa by Benjamin F. Soares
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Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa
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Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa

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Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa by Benjamin F. Soares

Book Description

Political liberalization and economic reform, the weakening of the state, and increased global interconnections have all had profound effects on Muslim societies and the practice of Islam in Africa. The contributors to this volume investigate and illuminate the changes that have occurred in Africa, through detailed case studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403979643
ISBN-10: 1403979642
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 289
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Benjamin F. Soares

New Media and Religious Transformations in Africa by Benjamin F. Soares New Media and Religious Transformations in Africa, Paperback (January 2015)

Claiming that media are rarely neutral vehicles of expression, this book considers the challenges of balancing freedom of expression with freedom of religion. It helps you explore the transformation of the religious messages, experiences, values, and practices brought about by the expanded use of media on the African continent.

Islam, Politics, Anthropology by Benjamin F. Soares Islam, Politics, Anthropology, Paperback (January 2010)

Part of The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Special Issue Book Series, Islam, Politics, Anthropology offers critical reflections on past and current studies of Islam and politics in anthropology and charts new analytical approaches to examining Islam in the post-9/11 world.

Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa by Benjamin F. Soares Islam and Muslim Politics in Africa, Hardback (November 2007)

Political liberalization and economic reform, the weakening of the state, and increased global interconnections have all had profound effects on Muslim societies and the practice of Islam in Africa. The contributors to this volume investigate and illuminate the changes that have occurred in Africa, through detailed case studies.

Islam and the Prayer Economy by Benjamin F. Soares Islam and the Prayer Economy, Paperback (June 2005)

At a time when so-called fundamentalism has become the privileged analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies past and present, this study offers an alternative perspective on Islam.

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Author Biography - Benjamin F. Soares

BENJAMIN F. SOARES is a Researcher in the African Studies Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands. RENE OTAYEK is a political scientist and Director, Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire, Bordeaux, France.

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