Middle East Studies
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NEWTON in Focus: Critical Studies of Islam

NEWTON in Focus: Critical Studies of Islam

NEWTON in focus highlights various texts relevant to the critical study of Islam, across a variety of perspectives, disciplinary approaches, and political frameworks. Texts deal with the history of Islam, Islamic law, Islam and gender, and contemporary Islamic political movements and regimes.

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New Texts Out Now: Ali Issa, Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq

New Texts Out Now: Ali Issa, Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq

Collected from dozens of interviews with, and reports from, Iraqi feminists, labor organizers, environmentalists, and protest movement leaders, Against All Odds presents the unique voices of progressive Iraqi organizing on the ground. Dating back to 2003, with an emphasis on the 2011 upsurge in mobilization and hope as well as the subsequent embattled years, these voices belong to Iraqis asserting themselves as agents against multiple local, regional, and global forces of oppression.

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