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Title:Africa, Islam and development: Islam and development in Africa - African Islam, African development
Editors:Salter, ThomasISNI
King, KennethISNI
City of publisher:Edinburgh
Publisher:Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
Geographic term:Africa
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Abstract:The papers in this volume on Islam and development in Africa were first presented at the 1999 annual conference of the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh. Contents: Africa, Islam amd development: three modern traditions (Thomas Salter) - Islam between ethnicity and economics: the dialectics of Africa's experience (Ali A. Mazrui) - Structures of government in the Islamic Republic of Sudan: the question of legitimacy and the 1998 draft constitution (Heather Deegan) - Islam as resistance ideology among the Oromo of Ethiopia (Mohammed Hassen) - The Shiites/Muslim brothers and the challenge to the legitimacy of the Nigerian State (Matthew Hassan Kukah) - Islamic ethics and sustainable development: an African perspective (M.A. Mohammed Salih) - Money, marriage and religion: Senegalese women traders in Tenerife, Spain (Eva Evers Rosander) - Contemporary Islamic humanitarianism in Sudan (Alex de Waal) - Islam, narcotics and defiance in the Western Cape, South Africa (Shamil Jeppie) - Muslim schooling, the State and the ideology of development in Mali (Louis Brenner) - 'Seek for knowledge, even if it is in China!': Muslim women and secular education in Northern Nigeria (Katja Werthmann) - Re-imagining Muslim childhood in East Africa (Azim Nanji) - Being a Muslim in East Africa: a Swahili perspective (Farouk Topan) - Religion on the screen: the use of the electronic media by Muslims in south-western Nigeria (H.O. Danmole) - Breaking down barriers or how did my experience write itself? (Sherif Hetata) - Globalization, religious fundamentalism and women in North Africa (Nawal El Saadawi). [ASC Leiden abstract]