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Sara Lei Sparre

Politics of modern muslim subjectivities: Islam, youth, and activism in the Middle East

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  • Dietrich Jung, Syddansk Universitet
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  • Marie Juul Petersen, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Denmark
  • Sara Lei Sparre
Examining modern Muslim identity constructions, the authors introduce a novel analytical framework to Islamic Studies, drawing on theories of successive modernities, sociology of religion, and poststructuralist approaches to modern subjectivity, as well as the results of extensive fieldwork in the Middle East, particularly Egypt and Jordan.
Original languageEnglish
Place of publicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages213
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-38064
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-38065-4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014
SeriesThe modern Muslim world

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