Search for dissertations about: "official Islam"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words official Islam.

  1. 1. Islamic Activism in Azerbaijan : Repression and Mobilization in a Post-Soviet Context

    Author : Sofie Bedford; Johan Eriksson; Drude Dahlerup; Raol Motika; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic activism; social movements; mobilization; non-democratic contexts; soft repression; post-Soviet religion; official Islam; Azerbaijan; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is often portrayed as a very secular country. Thus the mobilization of mosque communities in the late 1990s and their conflictual relationship with the authorities came as a surprise. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pragmatic Muslim Politics : The case of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress

    Author : Andreas Johansson; Lund University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Humaniora; Humanities;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the use of religious terms and symbols in politics. More specifically, it investigates Muslim politics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pragmatic Muslim Politics : The case of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress

    Author : Andreas Johansson; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the use of religious terms and symbols in politics. More specifically, it investigates Muslim politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bodily Practices and Medical Identities in Southern Thailand

    Author : Claudia Merli; Ing-Britt Trankell; Jan Ovesen; Rosalind C. Morris; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; biopolitics; minorities; Muslims; Southern Thailand; childbirth; medical practices; circumcision; embodiment; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study explores contemporary practices concerning women’s and children’s bodies, with a special focus on postpartum practices, the treatment of the afterbirth and its cosmological dimensions, and male and female circumcision. At the intersection between traditional midwifery and modern medicine, Muslim women cross the boundaries between different cosmologies and medical systems. READ MORE