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Limits of Islamism: Jamaat-e-Islami in Contemporary India and Bangladesh

By: Maidul Islam

Price: $16.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 101450

ISBN: 1107080266

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This book focuses on Islamism as a political ideology by taking up the case of Jamaat-e-Islami in contemporary India and Bangladesh. It probes at whether Islamism can articulate a politics of alternative in a world marked by capitalist globalization and neoliberal consensus; what happens to the promise and goal of Islamism in providing an alternative to capitalism after the failure of twentieth-century socialism; and if a religious ideology like Islamism can represent a politics of social transformation or can it only limit itself as a peculiar politics of resistance and critique to neoliberal... View more info