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Muslim Politics
Dale F. Eickelman & James Piscatori

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Figures
Preface
1What Is Muslim Politics?3
Imagining Politics5
The Language of Politics11
Doctrine and Political Action16
Setting Boundaries18
2The Invention of Tradition in Muslim Politics22
The "Modernization" of Muslim Societies22
The Blurring of Tradition and Modernity28
The Objectification of Muslim Consciousness37
3Sacred Authority in Contemporary Muslim Societies46
The Linkage of Religion and Politics46
Authority and the Interpretation of Symbols57
Networks of Authority68
4The "Firmest Tie" and the Ties That Bind: The Politics of Family and Ethnicity80
The Politics of Family83
Women in the Muslim Political Imagination89
Ethnicity99
5Protest and Bargaining in Muslim Politics108
Membership and Organization109
The Technologies and Culture of Protest121
The Fragmentation of Authority131
6Muslim Politics: A Changing Political Geography136
Transnational Linkages138
The Civic Geography of Muslim Politics155
Of Paradigms and Policies162
Notes165
Glossary175
Annotated Bibliography179
References183
Index219

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