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Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam
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Ethnographies of Islam : ritual performances and everyday practices
This comparative approach to the various uses of the ethnographic method in research about Islam in anthropology and other social sciences is particularly relevant in the current climate. PoliticalExpand
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The Reluctant Sectarianism of Foreign States in the Syrian Conflict
The sectarian character of the Syrian conflict is often mischaracterized as having been fueled by regional state actors exploiting sectarianism to advance regional agendas. A more accurateExpand
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Syrian Arab Republic
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Limits of ‘authoritarian upgrading’ in Syria: Private welfare, islamic charities, and the rise of the zayd movement
Shaykh Naʿim al-ʿArqsusi is one of Damascus's most popular Muslim scholars. A leading figure of a local Islamic movement called Jamaʿat Zayd (Zayd's Group), he is widely praised for his knowledge,Expand
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No stability in Syria without political Change