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Recent academic publications

2021

Mahmoud Pargoo (2021): Mahmoud Pargoo, Secularization of Islam in Post-Revolutionary Iran (Routledge)

Shahram Akbarzadeh (2021): Presidential Elections in Iran: Islamic Idealism since the Revolution (Cambridge University Press)

Ihsan Yilmaz (2021): Creating the Desired Citizen: Ideology, State and Islam in Turkey (Cambridge University Press)

 

2020

Shahram Akbarzadeh (2020): Routledge Handbook of Political Islam (Routledge)

Ibrahim Fraihat (2020): Iran and Saudi Arabia – Taming a Chaotic Conflict (Edinburgh University Press)

2019

2018

  • Shahram Akbarzadeh (2018): ‘The Lure of Islamism in Central Asia’ In Mark Woodward & Ronald Lukens-Bull, Handbook of Contemporary Islam and Muslim Lives, Springer, pp-1-13.
  • Rebecca Barlow: ‘The women’s movement and state responses to contentious campaigns in Iran’ In Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) New Opposition in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave Macmillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh: ‘Top-down or bottom-up? Towards a theory of change for human rights practice in Iran’, In Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) Human Rights and Drivers of Change in Iran: Towards a Theory of Change (London: Palgrave MacMillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh: ‘Intersecting issues and their implications for human rights practice in Iran’, In Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) Human Rights and Drivers of Change in Iran: Towards a Theory of Change (London: Palgrave MacMillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh: ‘The ‘inside track’ approach to change in Iran under President Rouhani: The case of freedom on the internet,’ In Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) Human Rights and Drivers of Change in Iran: Towards a Theory of Change (London: Palgrave MacMillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh: ‘Contentious Politics and Middle Eastern oppositions after the uprisings’ In Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) New Opposition in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave Macmillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh: ‘The Iranian Reform movement since 2009’ In Dara Conduit and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds) New Opposition in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave Macmillan). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Zouhir Gabsi (2018): ‘Islamic perspective on Islamophobia: From misconcept,’ In Yadir H, & Onkal G (ed) New Horizons in Philosophy and Sociology. Peter Lang, Frankfurt. pp-103-118.
  • Hossein Shokouhi and Mehdi Latifi (2018): ‘Empowerment and knowledge transformation through critical reading and thinking: a case study of Iranian university students,’ In Raqib Chowdhury (ed) Transformation and Empowerment through Education: Reconstructing our Relationship with Education, Abingdon: Routledge.
  • David Tittensor: ‘Secrecy and Hierarchy within the Gülen movement and the Question of Academic Responsibility’ In M. Hakan Yavyz & Bayram Balci (eds) Turkey’s July 15th coup: What Happened and Why? (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press). Forthcoming 2018.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2018): ‘Nation Building, Islamic Law and Unofficial Legal Pluralism: The Cases of Turkey and Pakistan,’ In Norbert Oberauer, Yvonne Prief, Ulrike Qubaja (eds) Legal Pluralism in Muslim Context, Leiden: Brill.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz, Ozcan Keles and Ismail Mesut Sezgin (2018): ‘Tackling the Twin Threats of Islamophobia and Islamist Extremism: Case Study of the Hizmet Movement’ In John L. Esposito and Derya Iner, Crosspollination of Radicalisation and Islamophobia, New York: Palgrave. 2018.

2017

2016

2015

  • Benjamin Isakhan (2015): ‘Succeeding and Seceding in Iraq: The Case for a Shiite State,’ in Damian Kingsbury and Costas Laoutides (eds) Territorial Separatism in Global Politics: Causes, Outcomes and Resolution (London: Routledge). pp. 139-152.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2015): ‘Peace-building through Education and Intercivilizational Dialogue: The case of the Gülen movement’ in Nejima Susumu (ed) NGOs in the Muslim World: Faith and Social Services. (Routledge: New York). pp. 102-115.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2015): ‘The Sacred and the Secular in the Muslim World’ in Marty E. Marty (ed) The Hizmet means service: Perspectives on an alternative path within Islam. (University of California Press). pp. 162-175.
  •  Ihsan Yilmaz and Cemen Polat (2015): ‘The Gülen-Hizmet movement, its impact on Turkey and presence in Australia’ in Michális Michael (ed) Reconciling Cultural and Political Identities in a Globalized World: Perspectives on Australia-Turkey Relations. (Palgrave Macmillan: New York). pp. 135-156.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2015): ‘Semi-official Turkish Muslim Legal Pluralism: Encounters Between Secular Official Law and Unofficial Shari’a’ in Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson and Bryan S. Turner (eds) The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World, (Springer). pp. 51-65.

2014

  • Shahram Akbarzadeh and Mario Peucker (2014): ‘Managing religious diversity and promoting active citizenship: Muslims in Australia, Britain and Germany’, in Fethi Mansouri and Boulou Ebanda de B’beri (eds), Global perspectives on the politics of multiculturalism in the 21st century: a case study analysis (London: Routledge). pp. 141-160
  • Benjamin Isakhan (2014): ‘Protests and Public Power in Post-Saddam Iraq: The Case of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions,’ in Luca Anceschi, Gennaro Gervasio and Andrea Teti: (eds) Informal Power in the Greater Middle East: Hidden Geographies (London: Routledge). pp. 117-128.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2014): ‘Islamic Family Law in Secular Turkish Courts.’ In Elisa Guinchi (ed) Adjudicating Family Law in Muslim: Case Studies from around the Contemporary Muslim World, (Routledge, New York). pp. 148-159.
  • Ihsan Yilmaz (2014): ‘Turkish Faith-based Civil Society’s Transformative Influence on Islamism as an Inspiration to the Middle East,’ in Anwar Alam (ed) Arab Spring: Reflections of Political Changes in the Arab World and its Future, (New Century Publications).
  •  Ihsan Yilmaz (2014): ‘Post-Secularism, Post-Islamism and Islam in the Public Sphere,’ In John Leman and Erkan Toguslu (eds) Modern Islamic Thinking and Activism Dynamics in the West and in the Middle East. Leuven University Press, May 2014, pp. 91-99.