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Critical Muslim 16 : Turkey (Paperback)

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Tahir Abbas explores the enigma of modern Islamist Turkey, Ahmet Kuru discovers Turkey's political history, Nagihan Halilo?lu gets tangled in Turkish heritage wars, Zeynep Ökten has reservations about the country's Islamic finance industry, Gokhan Bacik wonders why Turkey fails to have a social contract, Iftikhar H Malik is enchanted by the whirling dervishes, John Crofoot revisits the Seljuk era, Charles Allen Scarboro listens to local stories, Onur Suzan Nobrega fights for the oppressed Zaza Alawis, Semiha Topal is appalled by violence against women, Rebecca Soble witnesses a killing, and Mohammed Bakari remembers Istanbul.Also in this issue: Suzanne Mordue on Turkish coffee, street beggars in Istanbul, and our usual short stories, poems, list and the 'Last Word'About Critical Muslim: A quarterly publication of ideas and issues showcasing groundbreaking thinking on Islam and what it means to be a Muslim in a rapidly changing, interconnected world. Each edition centers on a discrete theme, and contributions include reportage, academic analysis, cultural commentary, photography, poetry, and book reviews.
Number of Pages: 254
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Islamic Studies
Series Title: Critical Muslim
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2015
TCIN: 50098594
UPC: 9781849045438
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1021
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