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Title Whatever happened to the Islamists? : Salafis, heavy metal Muslims and the lure of consumerist Islam / Olivier Roy, Amel Boubekeur (editors).
Publication New York [N.Y.] : Columbia Universtiy Press, 2012.
Description ix, 333 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 320.557 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Through meticulous theoretical and ethnographic research, this collection maps the movements of current and former Islamists to determine what has become of political Islam, even though the channels though which it is expressed have changed. Jihad ... via Islamist e-mail list-servers ... political goods, such as Islamic soft drinks [and] ... Islamic rap concerts. Highlights Islam's adaptation to modern influences.
Contents What have old Islamist ideas become? is 'Islamism' a neo-Orientalist plot? / Olivier Roy -- The problem of the political in Islamist movements / Roel Meijer -- Turkey: between post-Islamism and post-Kemalism / Jean Marcou -- The new trend of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt / Mohamed Mosaad Abdel Aziz -- New Islamist Landscapes. Reinventing political Islam: the disengagement of European Islamists / Amel Boubekeur -- Political Islam in West Africa from the 1980s to the present / Muriel Gomez -- The 'other' political Islam: understanding Salafi politics / Martin de Koning -- From Revolution to pop music. veiled artists in Egypt / Valentina Frate -- Heavy metal Muslims: the rise of a post-Islamist public sphere / Mark Levine -- Beyond Islamism at work: corporate Islam in Malaysia / Patricia Sloane-White -- Postface / Frédéric Volpi.
Subject Islam and politics.
Islam and secularism.
Muslims -- Social life and customs.
Mass media -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Muslims in popular culture.
Addl. Author Roy, Olivier, 1949-
Boubekeur, Amel.
ISBN 9780231154260 (alk. paper)
0231154267 (alk. paper)

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