Between Moderation & Radicalization: Transnatio nal Interactions of Jamaat-e-Islami

Ahmad, Irfan. 2012f. “Between Moderation & Radicalization: Transnatio nal Interactions of Jamaat-e-Islami”, In. Ajay Sahooet al (eds). Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism. Delhi: Rawat (rpro. from Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs. The present study of transnationalism was born out of observations that migrants no longer simply cross borders to live elsewhere, but regularly turn this ‘crossing borders’ into…

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ResetDOC’s – The struggle of modern Muslim women for a fair, equalitarian understanding of Islam

Feminist efforts made by a younger generation of educated, modern Muslim women pass in particular through the re-appropriation and re-interpretation of the Qur’an and the prophetic traditions, says the Indian sociologist Irfan Ahmad. He has studied the evolution of the discourse about women within the Indian neo-fundamentalist movement Jamaat-e-Islami. He has spoken to Resetdoc during…

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Is There an Ethics of Terrorism? Islam, Globalisation, Militancy

Ahmad, Irfan. 2010. “Is There an Ethics of Terrorism? Islam, Globalisation, Militancy”. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies.33(3): 487–498.     Introduction In Metapolitics, Alain Badiou writes: ‘Everything consensual is suspicious as far as the philosopher is concerned’.1 Few texts in recent times demonstrate the merit of this observation more eloquently than Faisal Devji’s The Terrorist in Search…

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