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Published in: Contemporary Islam 1/2014

01-01-2014

Review of Humeira Iqtidar, Secularizing Islamists?: Jama’at-e-Islami and Jama’at-ud-Da’wa in Urban Pakistan

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. xiii+216 pp. ISBN 978-0-226-38468-9

Author: Hussein Rashid

Published in: Contemporary Islam | Issue 1/2014

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Humeira Iqtidar’s Secularizing Islamists? has several strong elements to it that help to problematize notions of ‘secularism,’ and ‘Islamism.’ The book is divided into four chapters, with a lengthy introduction that could serve as a chapter, and a conclusion that brings together the main thesis together nicely. Each chapter is fairly strong and can easily stand on its own as a piece of research. …
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Title
Review of Humeira Iqtidar, Secularizing Islamists?: Jama’at-e-Islami and Jama’at-ud-Da’wa in Urban Pakistan
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. xiii+216 pp. ISBN 978-0-226-38468-9
Author
Hussein Rashid
Publication date
01-01-2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Published in
Contemporary Islam / Issue 1/2014
Print ISSN: 1872-0218
Electronic ISSN: 1872-0226
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11562-012-0224-9