Islam in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9812307591
  • ISBN-13: 9789812307590
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 94 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines the role, relevance and challenges, as well as the political and strategic dimensions of Islam in contemporary Southeast Asia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other FrontMatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction Understanding Political Islam Post-september 11.
1: Islamic Doctrine, History, Growth and Institutions in Southeast Asia.
2: Islamic Thought: Theory, Concepts and Doctrines in the Context of Southeast Asian Islam.
3: The History of Islam in Southeast Asia: Some Questions and Debates.
4: The Advent and Growth of Islam in the Philippines.
5: Islamic Economic Institutions in Indonesia: A Religio-political Perspective.
6: The Development and Impact of Islamic Economic Institutions: the Malaysian Experience.
7: Politics, Governance, Civil Society and Gender Issues in Southeast Asian Islam.
8: Islam Embedded: ‘moderate’ Political Islam and Governance in the Malay World.
9: Law-Making in the Name of Islam: Implications for Democratic Governance.
10: Is it Always Islam Versus Civil Society?.
11: Islamization, Civil Society, and Religious Minorities in Malaysia.
12: Islam and Gender: Reading Equality and Patriarchy.
13: Modernization, Globalization and the ‘Islamic State’ Debate in Southeast Asia.
14: Islam and Modernization.
15: Modernization and the Process of Globalization: The Muslim Experience and Responses.
16: The Malaysian Constitution, The Islamic State and Hudud Laws.
17: The Islamic State: Origins, Definition and Salient Attributes.
18: Impact of September 11 on Islamic Thought and Practice.
19: September 11 and Islamic Militancy in Post-New Order Indonesia.
20: The Impact of September 11 on Islam in Southeast Asia.
Conclusion: Addressing the Challenge of Political Islam in Southeast Asia.
Note on Contributors.
About the Editors.