Islam in Southeast Asia: Political, Social and Strategic Challenges for the 21st Century

Islam in Southeast Asia: Political, Social and Strategic Challenges for the 21st Century

By: K S Nathan (editor), Mohammad Hashim Kamali (editor)Hardback

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This book looks at Islam and its strategic implications for Southeast Asia. Part I outlines Islamic doctrine and traces the history and growth of Islamic economic institutions in the region. In Part II, politics, governance, civil society and gender issues are examined in the context of Southeast Asian Islam. Part III devotes itself to the impact of modernization and globalization on Muslim society. Part IV examines and evaluates the impact of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the icons of the American superpower. The Conclusion offers some perspectives on the challenges and prospects for Islamic doctrine and practice in the context of Southeast Asia.


Introduction: Understanding Political Islam Post-September 11; K.S. Nathan; Mohammad Hashim Kamali; Part I: Islamic Doctrine, History, Growth and Institutions in Southeast Asia; 1. Islamic Thought: Theory Concepts and Doctrines in the Context to Southeast Asian Islam; Azyumardi Azra; 2. The The History of Islam in Southeast Asia: Some Questions and Debates; Johan H. Meuleman; 3. The Advent and Growth of Islam in the Philippines; Carmen A. Abu Bakar; 4. Islamic Economic Institutions in Indonesia: A Religio-Political Perspective; Bahtiar Effendy; 5. The Development and Impact of Islamic Institutions: The Malaysian Experience; Mohamed Aslam Haneed; Part II:Politics, Governance, Civil Society and Gender Issues in Southeast Asian Islam; 6. Islam Embedded: ""Moderate"" Political Islam and Governance in the Malay World; Shamsul A.B. 7. Law-Making in the Name of Islam: Implications for Democratic Governance; Zainah Anwar; 8. Is It Always Islam versus Civil Society? Patricia A. Martinez; 9. Islamization, Civil Society and Religious Minorities in Malaysia; Peter G. Riddell; 10. Islam and Gender: Reading Equality and Patriarchy; Lily Zakiyah Munir; Part III: Modernization, Globalization and the ""Islamic State"" Debate in Southeast Asia; 11. Islam and Modernization; Syed Farid Alatas; 12. Modernization and the Process of Globalization: The Muslim Experience and Responses; Abdul Rashid Moten; 13, The Malaysian Constitution, the Islamic State, and Hudud Laws; Shad Saleem Faruqi; 14. The Islamic State: Origins, Definition, and Salient Attributes; Nohammad Hashim Kamali; Part IV: Impact of September 11 on Islamic Thought and Practice; 15. September 11 and Islamic Militancy in Post-New Order Indonesia; Noorhaidi Hasan; 16. The Impact of September 11 on Islam in Southeast Asia; Bernard Adeney-Risakotta; Conclusion: Addressing the Challenge of Political Islam in Southeast Asia; K.S. Nathan and Mohammad Hashim Kamali

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  • ISBN13: 9789812302830
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9789812302830
  • ISBN10: 9812302832

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