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Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities

Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East

  • Authors
  • Dietrich Jung
  • Marie Juul Petersen
  • Sara Lei Sparre

Part of the The Modern Muslim World book series (MMUS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: “We Have a Collective Vision to Build Our Society”

    1. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 1-7
  3. Theoretical and Analytical Framework: Understanding Islamic History with the Help of Social Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-10
    2. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 11-24
    3. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 25-35
    4. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 37-46
  4. Politics of Muslim Subjectivities in Jordan

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-49
    2. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 51-64
    3. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 65-84
    4. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 85-106
  5. Politics of Muslim Subjectivities in Egypt

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-110
    2. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 111-127
    3. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 129-149
    4. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 151-169
  6. Conclusions

    1. Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre
      Pages 171-177
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 179-213

About this book

Introduction

Examining modern Muslim identity constructions, the authors introduce a novel analytical framework to Islamic Studies, drawing on theories of successive modernities, sociology of religion, and poststructuralist approaches to modern subjectivity, as well as the results of extensive fieldwork in the Middle East, particularly Egypt and Jordan.

Keywords

identity Islam organization politics religion social theory sociology sociology of religion

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