THE SOCIOLOGY OF ISLAM: KNOWLEDGE, POWER AND CIVILITY

por SALVATORE, ARMANDO

WILEY-BLACKWELL

THE SOCIOLOGY OF ISLAM: KNOWLEDGE, POWER AND CIVILITY

ISBN: 978-1-119-10997-6
Fecha de la edición: 2016
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Encuadernación: RUSTICA
Nº Pág.: 344

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The Sociology of Islam provides an accessible introduction to this emerging field of inquiry, teaching and debate. The study is located at the crucial intersection between a variety of disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities. It discusses the long-term dynamics of Islam as both a religion and as a social, political and cultural force.
The volume focuses on ideas of knowledge, power and civility to provide students and readers with analytic and critical thinking frameworks for understanding the complex social facets of Islamic traditions and institutions. The study of the sociology of Islam improves the understanding of Islam as a diverse force that drives a variety of social and political arrangements.
Delving into both conceptual questions and historical interpretations, The Sociology of Islam is a transdisciplinary, comparative resource for students, scholars, and policy makers seeking to understand Islams complex changes throughout history and its impact on the modern world.



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