Bayat, Asef (ed), 2013, Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Bayat, Asef (ed), 2013, Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 368pp, £20.65 pb
Synopsis
This collected volume explores the idea of ‘post-Islamism’, a term coined by the editor, through papers focused on movements and recent developments in various Muslim-majority nations around the world. Amongst many other examples the Arab Spring and the Iranian Green Movement point to […]

Feldman, Noah, 2008, The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State

Feldman, Noah, 2008, The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., Oxford, 200pp, £15.95, hb
Synopsis
In the space of 151 reasonably short and very readable pages this book by a Harvard Professor of Law provides some extremely helpful clues to the upheavals that we have been witnessing in the Muslim world in recent years. The blurb […]