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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Contextualizing Sectarian Militancy in Pakistan: A Case Study of Jhang1

Tahir Kamran.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 12069 words.

In the post-Saddam era, the scourge of sectarian conflict in its worst form looms large on the horizon of the entire Muslim world: an intra-civilizational clash may be rather more likely...

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Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t By Toby Matthiesen

Jeremy Jones.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 566 words.

Shiʿism in South East Asia: ʿAlid Piety and Sectarian Constructions Edited by Chiara Formichi and Michael Feener

Martin van Bruinessen.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

September 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 1791 words.

Islam, Sectarianism and Politics in Sudan since the Mahdiyya.
 By Gabriel Warburg (London: Hurst, 2003), 245 pp. Price PB £19.95 ISBN 1-–850–65590–1

Hussein Ahmed.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 1252 words.

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The Scottish Context

W. Elliot Bulmer.

in Constituting Scotland

August 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 13951 words.

Constitutions have to fit the context for which they are intended. Before examining specific constitutional proposals for the future constitution of an independent Scotland, this chapter...

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A Women’s Town?

Sarah Browne and Jim Tomlinson.

in Jute No More

February 2011; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 10371 words.

This chapter examines women's changing public role in Dundee: how far did the demographic and employment patterns translate into a major role in the city's public activities? It focuses on...

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‘Vivat Blackieas!!!’!!!

Wallace Stuart.

in John Stuart Blackie

May 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 9682 words.

This chapter talks about John Stuart Blackie on winning the chair of Greek in Edinburgh. The process by which he won illustrates another side of nineteenth-century university patronage —...

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Conclusion

Michael F. Graham.

in The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead

October 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 3372 words.

This concluding chapter talks about Thomas Aikenhead, a young man, living in the seventeenth century, a time when confessional orthodoxy was jealously guarded in that splintered sectarian...

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Africa’s Media: Democracy and Belonging

Francis B. Nyamnjoh.

in Media and Identity in Africa

April 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: African Studies. 6240 words.

In popular as well as academic circles, there are varying degrees of certainty about the extent to which media influence Africans. Contrary to the popular understanding of media as magic...

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Satan's Seven Specious Arguments: al-Shahrastānī's Kitāb al-Milal wa-l-niḥal in an Ismaʿili Context

Adam R. Gaiser.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 6892 words.

In light of recent evidence that indicates al-Shahrastānī's adherence to Nizari Ismaʿilism, this article highlights certain structural and thematic characteristics of al-Shahrastānī's Kitāb...

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Addressing Religious Discrimination and Islamophobia: Muslims and Liberal Democracies. The Case of the United Kingdom

Paul Weller.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

September 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 12378 words.

The article examines contemporary claims of Islamophobia and religious discrimination against Muslims in the United Kingdom in the context of the broader dynamics of religious...

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Political Exile in Latin America

Luis Roniger.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 38099 words.

Since independence, political exile—as both expulsion and expatriation—has been a major mechanism of exclusion widely used and abused by Latin American states. Resulting from political...

Facing Mount Kenya or Facing Mecca? The Mungiki, ethnic violence and the politics of the Moi succession in Kenya, 1987–2002

Peter Mwangi Kagwanja.

in African Affairs

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African History; International Relations; Regional Political Studies; African Studies. 0 words.

Kenya's return to pluralist politics in the early 1990s saw the eruption of political violence that has since laid siege to human rights and democracy. This article discusses ...

Neither Citizen Nor Subject? ‘Lumpen’ Agency and the Legacy of Native Administration in Sierra Leone

Richard Fanthorpe.

in African Affairs

July 2001; p ublished online July 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 0 words.

The recent conflict in Sierra Leone presents a challenge for analysis. Elite elements have not had the prominence predicted by models of ‘warlord’ political economy, but alternative ethnic...

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AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY: THE CALL OF THE FUTURE

FEKRI A HASSAN.

in African Affairs

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 0 words.

African archaeology, both in theory and practice, suffers from a burdensome colonial experience. By gaining independence, the temptation to fashion the past in terms of models of European...

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Intellectual Trends in Late Imperial China

On-cho Ng.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 12907 words.

It seems indubitable that Chinese thought experienced notable changes in the late imperial period, roughly from the late Ming through the mid Qing. Although scholars argue over the genesis,...

Folk Religion in Contemporary China

Fenggang Yang and Anning Hu.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 5567 words.

Folk religion has always been an indispensable component in the Chinese religious landscape; however, it is not a uniquely Chinese phenomenon, but rather common in all societies. Some...

Uganda

Shane Doyle and Aidan Stonehouse.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 17849 words.

The region that would take the name Uganda became part of the British Empire in the 1890s. Blessed with relatively fertile soils and reliable rainfall, Uganda would become one of the most...