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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2028: Islamist Movements: From the Muslim Brothers to the Islamic State

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  1. Mandaville, Peter Global Political Islam. London: Routledge, 2007.
  2. Fran├žois Burgat, Understanding Political islam, University of Manchester Press, 2019.
  3. Kraetzschmar Hendrik and Paola Rivetti Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings: Governance, Pluralisation and Contention, Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
  4. Hamid, Shadi and William McCants, Rethinking Political Islam Oxford University Press, 2017. For the post-Arab Spring analysis (with chapters including discussions with members of Islamist movements)

For those with no prior knowledge of Islam, easy and accessible resource:

Brown, Daniel W. A New Introduction to Islam, Wiley-Blackwell, (2nd ed.) 2009.