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Islam and the Secular State

Negotiating the Future of Shari`a

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$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674034563

Publication Date: 03/30/2010


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: Why Muslims Need a Secular State
  • 2. Islam, the State, and Politics in Historical Perspective
  • 3. Constitutionalism, Human Rights, and Citizenship
  • 4. India: State Secularism and Communal Violence
  • 5. Turkey: Contradictions of Authoritarian Secularism
  • 6. Indonesia: Realities of Diversity and Prospects of Pluralism
  • 7. Conclusion: Negotiating the Future of Shariʿa
  • References
  • Index

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