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Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities, Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East, by D. Jung, M. Petersen, S. Sparre

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Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities, Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East, by D. Jung, M. Petersen, S. Sparre
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
868817034
Responsibility statement
by D. Jung, M. Petersen, S. Sparre
Series statement
The Modern Muslim World
Sub title
Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East
Summary
Examining modern Muslim identity constructions, the authors introduce a novel analytical framework to Islamic Studies, drawing on theories of successive modernities, sociology of religion, and poststructuralist approaches to modern subjectivity, as well as the results of extensive fieldwork in the Middle East, particularly Egypt and Jordan
Table of contents
Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "We Have a Collective Vision to Build Our Society"; Part I Theoretical and Analytical Framework: Understanding Islamic History with the Help of Social Theory; 1 Modernity, Successive Modernities, and the Formation of the Modern Subject; 2 Modern Religion, Religious Organizations, and Religious Social Action; 3 Islamic Reform and the Construction of Modern Muslim Subjectivities; Part II Politics of Muslim Subjectivities in Jordan; 4 State and Islam in Jordan: The Contested Islamic Modern5 Charities and Social Welfare Organizations in Jordan: Negotiating the Islamic Modern6 Charity and the Construction of Modern Muslim Subjectivities in Jordan; Part III Politics of Muslim Subjectivities in Egypt; 7 State and Islam in Egypt: Competing Models of Organized Modernity; 8 New Youth Organizations in Egypt: Charity and the "Muslim Professional"; 9 Leaders, Organizers, and Volunteers: Encountering Idiosyncratic Forms of Subjectivities; Conclusions; Notes; References; Index

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