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Islam and politics in Afghanistan

by Asta Olesen

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Published by Curzon in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Islam and politics -- Afghanistan.,
    • Afghanistan -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [318]-340) and index.

      StatementAsta Olesen.
      SeriesNordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series ;, no. 67
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS361 .O43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL838788M
      ISBN 100700702962, 0700702997
      LC Control Number95115079
      OCLC/WorldCa32567916

      Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance Congressional Research Service 2 Afghan Ethnicities, Communities, and Their Relationships Even though many areas of Afghanistan, particularly urban areas, have modernized politically and economically since the fall of the Taliban, patterns of political affiliation by family, clan. This article examines the influence of Islam on the development of political discourse in Afghanistan. The analysis spans several historical periods and events from precolonial times to the twenty-first century. It discusses the frequent use of the institution of jihad to mobilize the masses against foreign occupation or intervention. The enforcement of shari`ah has also been exploited in Author: M. Nazif Shahrani.

      Suriname) entitled The Relationship between Religion & Politics in Islam, Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmadrta analyzes the complexities of implementing Shariah law from various angles. His assessment is refreshingly accommodating to modern structures of governance in pluralistic societies. Nevertheless, he bases all of his conclusions. A Historical Timeline of Afghanistan Politics. saying the remaining superpower is the main obstacle to the establishment of a state based on Islam. The U.S., Pakistan, Afghanistan, and.

      Library of Congress – Federal Research Division Country Profile: Afghanistan, August overwhelming popular vote elected Karzai president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. However, regional warlords and large areas of Afghanistan remained beyond the control of the Karzai government. Moderate, Progressive Islamic / Centrist. This is a list of political parties espousing Islam as its main identity without principal adherence to the particular ideology of political Islam, or taking a theological position of wasat which advocates for politico-religious centrism. Afghanistan National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan.


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Between the two lay Afghanistan whose "Saur Revolution" of April soon developed into a full scale civil war and Soviet intervention. Transcriptions from Arabic Script --Islam --Ideology and Politics --The Concept of Ideology --Islamic Polity --The Classic Islamic Model of Legitimacy of Power --The Concept of Jihad --Barakat as a Political Factor --The Aesthetics of Reception --Afghanistan Towards the End of the Nineteenth Century --External Forces and the Growth of Afghanistan --Tribal Forces in the Development of Afghanistan.

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This book was and still is considered one of the most important pieces of work in the study of Islam in Afghanistan. It explores the relationship between religion, tribe and state, as well as the connections with the ulama, and the roles of Jihad and Barakat. Islam and Politics in Afghanistan.

The book is copyrightedas a part of the Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics. Looking through the titles in the collection, this book is in highly esteemed company. Thomas Barfield brings us right up to with many observations on the status of the politics of Afghanistan at that by:   Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He examines the evolution of the military and political situation inside Afghanistan during the last years of the Soviet presence and discusses relations between the Afghan resistance and the Islamic fundamentalist more.

Get A Copy /5. A victorious jihad against the Soviet invader followed by years of internecine war have spurred leading analysts of Islam to try to make sense of Afghanistan. Olesen, a social anthropologist at Copenhagen University, combines personal experience with massive research to understand how, sinceIslam has legitimated both the country's.

Islam & Politics Afghanistan N book. Islam & Politics Afghanistan N. DOI link for Islam & Politics Afghanistan N. Islam & Politics Afghanistan N book. By Asta Olesen. this is a detailed study of the Afghan debate on the role of Islam in politics from the formation of the modern Afghan state around to the present day.

TABLE OF : Asta Olesen. Drawing on insights from comparative politics and Islamic studies, it explains the complex interaction between Islam, society, the state, and processes of globalization. The book demonstrates that political Islam, far from being a monolithic phenomenon, varies considerably from country to country depending on its position in relation to society, the state, and the broader political by: Islam and Politics in Afghanistan by Asta Olesen starting at $ Islam and Politics in Afghanistan has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

This book was recommended by a colleague as a detailed, but easy to digest history. I too have found it invaluable. It is clearly written, easy to read and events are well described and explained. If you want an introduction to the politics behind modern Afghanistan, this is an excellent place to by: This book attempts to make sense of ethnicity’s decisive role in Afghanistan through a comprehensive exploration of its nature and perception.

Based on new data, generated through interviews, field notes and participant observations, Sharma maps the increased role of ethnicity in Afghan national politics. Ethnic and tribal loyalties in Afghanistan provided the lethal cocktail for the violent conflict that engulfed the country following the collapse of the Soviet backed government in The ensuing fighting between mujahideen groups paved the way for the tectonic social and political shifts, which continue to shape events today.

What accounts for the emergence of ethnicity, as the main cause. Pre-modern Islam. Origins of Islam as a political movement are to be found in the life and times of Islam's prophet Muhammad and his successors.

In CE, in recognition of his claims to prophethood, Muhammad was invited to rule the city of the time the local Arab tribes of Aus and Khazraj dominated the city, and were in constant conflict.

Medinans saw in Muhammad an impartial. Your next book, Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid, is also looking at Afghanistan’s international relationships, but this time in the modern day.

Ahmed Rashid is a well-known writer on Afghanistan. His book about the Taliban came to prominence after 9/ After seven years of reading books and articles about al-Qaeda and violent political Islamists, I might just now have read the best book of the bunch.

At least, it comes closest to the sense of al-Qaeda that I've arrived at after a lot of library research. Burke is knowledgeable, fair, /5(31). This book is the latter. Through painstaking and intrepid work, Strick van Linschoten and Kuehn have made it possible to finally read the Taliban in their own words.

The Taliban Reader fills a gaping hole in the literature, not just on Afghanistan, but on political Islam more broadly.’. In "Taliban," Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid details the political history of the mysterious group of Islamic theology students For thirty years the people of Afghanistan have suffered mass death, destruction of their lands and homes, privation, dislocation, and exploitation by foreign powers.4/5.Afghanistan is considered one of the “most Islamic” countries in the world if one appreciates the extent to which Islam underpins many of the customs and tribal codes that condition numerous aspects of political and social life in the country.Islam came to Afghanistan between and AD and has had a decisive influence on the country’s culture and history ever since.

But Islam is a multifaceted religion: in Afghanistan alone, one can find both Sunni and Shiite Muslims, Sufis and Islamists, and the practice of Islam cannot be separated from folklore and popular religion.