Malaysia: Islam, Society and Politics

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Virginia Hooker, Norani Othman
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2003 - Droit islamique - Malaysia - Kelantan - 284 pages
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This collection of essays has been prepared as a tribute to Clive S. Kessler, Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales for over twenty years and a member of staff of the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, and the Barnard College, Columbia University, New York. Written by colleagues and graduate students, the essays are divided into three sections: Islam, Society and Politics. They focus on Professor Kessler's analyses of Malaysia. Eac...
  

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Contents

Some Biographical Reflections
1
Still Islam and Politics But Now Enmeshed
16
Social Science Approaches to Understanding Religious
37
The Making of the State
55
Submission to Allah? The Kelantan Syariah Criminal
80
The Concept of Malay Studies
101
ReFraming Womens Rights Claims in Malaysia
126
Islam Modernity and the Popular in Malaysia
147
How Traditional is the Malaysian Monarchy
169
The Localization of Islamist Discourse in the Tafsir
195
Islamism
236
Social Science and Malaysia in
269
Index
277
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