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Title Faith-based violence and Deobandi militancy in Pakistan / Jawad Syed, Edwina Pio, Tahir Kamran, Abbas Zaidi, editors
Edition First edition
Published London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
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Contents Endorsements; Acknowledgements; Contents; Editors' and Contributors' Biographies; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction: An€Alternative Discourse on€Religious Militancy; Key Questions; Organization and€Overview of€Chapters; Unique Features; Audience of€the€Book; Notes; References; Chapter 2: Could Pakistan Have Remained Pluralistic?; Pluralism in€Islamic History; Can Islamic Doctrine Accommodate Pluralism?; Modernist Interpretations; Islamic State: An€Imagined Compulsion; Pakistan: Early Beginnings; Pakistan After Zia; Pakistan Embraces Petrodollar Islam
Conclusion and€PrognosisNotes; Chapter 3: The Genesis, Evolution and€ Impact of€"Deobandi" Islam on€ the€Punjab: An€Overview; Introduction; Historical Background; Deobandi Incarnations; Deobandis in€the€Punjab: Ulema and€Madaris; Deobandi Militant Organizations and€Violence; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 4: Covering Faith-Based Violence: Structure and€Semantics of€News Reporting in€Pakistan; Introduction; Methodology; Hard News Reporting: Structure and Semantics; Data€and€Data€Analysis; Caveat; Appraising Faith-Based Violence Against The€Shias
Deobandis' Violent Struggle to€Preserve the€Political Status of€PakistanNotes; Chapter 6: Experiences of€Female Victims of€ Faith-ƯBased Violence in€Pakistan; Literature Review; Methodology; Findings; Social, Emotional and€Psychological Impact; Economic Impact; Coping Strategies; Discussion; Recommendations and€Conclusion; Appendix: Semistructured Interview Protocol; References; Chapter 7: Marked by the€Cross: The€Persecution of€Christians in€Pakistan; Introduction; Deep Roots; Islamic Extremism and€Christians; Promoting Hate; Fragmented Futures; References
Religiopolitical ScenarioJihad-e-Akbar to€Jihad-e-Asghar: Politicization of€the€Notion of€Jihad; Deobandi-Taliban Nexus; Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-S and€Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-F; Sunni Orthodoxy; The Role of€Deobandis in€Pakistani Politics and€Their Influence on€Public Policy; State Patronage of€Sunni Orthodoxy; Sectarian Conflict Leading to€Violence; Politics of€Fatwa and€Hate Speech Fuelling Sectarian Violence; Jihad Within Jihad: Collapse of€the€Soviet Union and€Shift of€Policy of€Jihad; From Anti-Soviet Union to€Anti-USA: The€Al-Qaeda-Taliban Nexus
The Ashura Incident in€Rawalpindi: A€SummaryMedia Reports of€the€Incident 28; Reporting the€Protests 39; The Media's Verdict through Attribution; From Friday to€Friday: The€Media Cover-Up; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 5: Historical Roots of€the€Deobandi Version of€Jihadism and€Its Implications for€Violence in€Today's Pakistan; Are Deobandis Inspired by Wahhabism?; Wahhabism, Ahl-e-Hadith and€Ahle Sunnat; Shah Waliullah's Legacy; Violent or Non-violent? Examining the€Nature of€Deobandi Islam; Radicalization in€Pakistan: Zia Regime, Muslim League and€Deobandi Alliance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 17, 2016)
Subject Deoband School (Islam)
Islam -- Pakistan.
Muslims -- Pakistan.
Violence -- Religious aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Kamran, Tahir.
Pio, Edwina, 1955-
Syed, Jawad.
Zaidi, Abbas.
ISBN 1349949663 (electronic bk.)
9781349949663 (electronic bk.)