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Ahmad, Irfan, 1974-
Islamism and democracy in India : the transformation of Jamaat-e-Islami / Irfan Ahmad
Alternate Title transformation of Jamaat-e-Islami
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009
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 3rd Floor  BP10.J343 A46 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Jamāʻat-i Islāmī (India)
Jamāʻat-i Islāmī (India) -- Political activity
Subject(s) Islam and politics -- India
Islam and secularism -- India
Subject India -- Politics and government
Subject(s) Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Physical Description xx, 306 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-293) and index
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. Fieldwork and historical context -- Doing fieldwork in times of war -- Contextualizing the formation and ideology of Islamism -- pt. II. Zigzags to Allah's kingdom -- Educating the children -- Mobilizing the young -- Defining Islam: conflict and democratization -- pt. III. Opposition and negotiation -- Invoking Jihad -- Negotiating the idol: secularism, democracy, and Allah's kingdom
Series Princeton studies in Muslim politics

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