The dialectics of post-Soviet modernity and the changing contours of Islamic discourse in Azerbaijan : toward a resacralization of public space / Murad Ismayilov.

Author
Ismayilov, Murad [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Description
xiv, 179 pages ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
  • Contemporary Central Asia (Lanham, Md.) [More in this series]
  • Contemporary Central Asia: societies, politics, and cultures
Summary note
This study examines the relationship between the Azerbaijani state and its society in the post-Soviet period. The author analyzes the growing cooperation between secular and religious sectors, the normalization of Islamic discourse, and elite attitudes toward Islam.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Hybrid intentionality and exogenous sources of the elite's manifold attitudes to Islam in Azerbaijan : geography, Soviet legacy, and the quest for Western recognition -- The complicity of the domestic populace, secular opposition, civil society, and the international community in reproducing the religious secular divide and the representation of Islam as a threat -- The contextual dialectics of elite attitudes to Islam in Azerbaijan -- The dynamics of change : the bridging of the religious-secular divide and the normalization of Islamic discourse across Azerbaijan's social-political landscape -- Normalization of Islamic discourse and the future of Islam in Azerbaijan : quo vadis? -- A shared landscape of Islamism across the secularized Middle East.
ISBN
  • 9781498568364 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 149856836X (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2017053441
OCLC
1013508931
Other standard number
  • 40028443355
RCP
C - S