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Russia and Islam, state, society and radicalism, edited by Roland Dannreuther and Luke March

Summary
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, both the Russian state and Russia's Muslim communities have struggled to find a new modus vivendi in a rapidly changing domestic and international socio-political context. At the same time as Islamic religious belief and practice have flourished, the state has become increasingly concerned about the security implications of this religious revival, reflecting and responding to a more general international concern over radicalised political Islam. This book examines contemporary developments in Russian politics, how they impact on Russia's Muslim commun
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Preface and acknowledgements; Contributors; Glossary of Islamic terms; 1 Introduction; 2 Russian discourses and approaches to Islam and Islamism; 3 Russian approaches to radicalism and 'extremism' as applied to nationalism and religion; 4 State approaches to Muslim integration in Russia, France and Britain in comparative perspective; 5 The performance of tolerance in European television news. Responses to the 'Islamic threat': Russia, Britain, France; 6 Modern Moscow: Muslim Moscow?; 7 Tatarstan: Islam entwined with nationalism
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (270 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781136989001

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