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Adib-Moghaddam, Arshin (2012) 'The Arab Revolts, Islam and Postmodernity.' Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 5 (1). pp. 15-25.

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Abstract

The article deals with the political and cultural context of the Arab revolts and the representation of Muslim politics in the ‘west’. It evaluates the changes that the current events have already brought about and how Islam as politics and imaginary has entered a new phase and trajectory that is very different from Islamist concepts in the Qutbian tradition. What we are experiencing, it is argued, is the emergence of a ‘post-modern’ Islam that is diffuse, decentred and almost post-ideological in its political syntax.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Politics and International Studies
ISSN: 18739857
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1163/187398612X624337
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2012 09:37
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/14684

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