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Author Yew-Foong, Hui
Title Encountering Islam : The Politics of Religious Identities in Southeast Asia
Imprint Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- PART I: INTRODUCTION -- 1. Introduction - Encountering Islam by Hui Yew-Foong -- PART II: ISLAM ACROSS BORDERS -- 2. Religious Elites and the State in Indonesia and Elsewhere: Why Take-overs are so Difficult and Usually Don't Work by M.C. Ricklefs -- 3. "I Was the Guest of Allah": Modern Hajj Memoirs from Southeast Asia by Eric Tagliacozzo -- 4. The Aurad Muhammadiah Congregation: Modern Transnational Sufism in Southeast Asia by Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid -- PART III: MALAYSIA -- 5. Legal-Bureaucratic Islam in Malaysia: Homogenizing and Ring-fencing the Muslim Subject by Maznah Mohamad -- 6. The Letters of the Law and the Reckoning of Justice among Tamils in Malaysia by Andrew Willford -- 7. Islamization and Ethnicity in Sabah, Malaysia by Regina Lim -- PART IV: INDONESIA -- 8. Natsir & Sukarno: Their Clash over Nationalism, Religion and Democracy, 1928-1958 by Audrey Kahin -- 9. Religious Freedom in Contemporary Indonesia: The Case of the Ahmadiyah by Bernhard Platzdasch -- 10. Religion and the Politics of Morality: Muslim Women Activists and the Pornography Debate in Indonesia by Rachel Rinaldo -- PART V: MUSLIM MINORITIES -- 11. Malay Muslims and the Thai-Buddhist State: Confrontation, Accommodation and Disengagement by Ernesto H. Braam -- 12. Identifying with Fiction: The Art and Politics of Short Story Writing by Muslims in the Philippines by Coeli Barry -- 13. Issues of Islam and the Muslims in Singapore Post-9/11: An Analysis of the Dominant Perspective by Noor Aisha Abdul Rahman -- Index
This volume seeks to introduce and deepen the understanding of Islam and its role in politics as encountered in different national and transnational contexts in Southeast Asia, eschewing the neo-orientalist approach that has informed public discourse in recent years. In Encountering Islam, the book lingers beyond the summary moment and reflects on the multiple impressions, suppressions and repressions, whether coherent or incoherent, associated with Islam as a socio-political force in public life. To this end, it is not adequate simply to represent the divergent identities associated with Islam in Southeast Asia, whether embedded in state-endorsed orthodoxy or Islamic movements that contest such orthodoxy. It is also important to examine religious minorities in political contexts where Islam is dominant and Muslim communities in national contexts where they are minorities. By situating these religious identities within their larger socio-political contexts, this volume seeks to provide a more holistic understanding of what is encountered as Islam in Southeast Asia
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