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    • Negation of Paternity in Islamic Law between Li'an and DNA fingerprinting 

      Shabana, Ayman (Brill, 2013)
      This essay explores the impact of DNA fingerprinting on the Islamic law of paternity, with a particular focus on paternity negation and the continued validity of liʿān (mutual oaths of condemnation). After surveying the ...
    • New Directions in Islamic Thought 

      Hanafi, Hassan (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2010)
    • The new voices of Islam : rethinking politics and modernity : a reader 

      Kamrava, Mehran (University of California Press and I.B. Taurus, 2006)
      At a time in our post-9/11 world when fundamentalist forces appear to dominate Islam, a vibrant and consequential discourse has emerged from many prominent writers seeking to change the direction of Muslim thought. This ...
    • The Nietzschean Temptation: Gilles Deleuze and the Exuberance of Philosophy 

      Zayani, Mohamed (Sage, 2000)
      This paper is concerned with an aspect of Deleuze and Guattari’s thought which has not been duly analyzed: systematicity. More specifically, it deals with their conception of the system in three co-authored major works: ...
    • The Nietzschean Temptation: Gilles Deleuze and the Exuberance of Philosophy 

      Zayani, Mohamed (Penn State University Press, 1999)
      Deleuze's book 'Neitzsche and Philosophy' and its criticism of and effect on Western philosophical thought is discussed. Topics include Deleuze's expansion of some of Neitzsche's ideas, what the book reveals about Deleuze, ...
    • Non-Democratic States and Political Liberalization in the Middle East: A Structural Analysis 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Taylor & Francis, 1998)
      Despite significant historical and structural differences that separate them, Middle Eastern states have almost uniformly been able to withstand popular pressures for political liberalisation. In each case, the non-democratic ...
    • Norm and Dissidence: Egyptian Shiʿa between Security Approaches and Geopolitical Stakes 

      Stéphane, Valter (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2019-11)
      This paper presents a study of Egyptian Shiʿism by providing historical context as well as a focus on actual or current issues. The study includes a historical overview of local Shiʿism (Fatimid period, late nineteenth ...
    • The Nuclear Question in the Middle East 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Hurst & Co., Columbia University Press, 2012)
      The nuclear age is coming to the Middle East. Understanding the scope and motivations for this development and its implications for global security is essential. The last decade has witnessed an explosion of popular and ...
    • The Nuclear Question in the Middle East Summary Report 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Solingen, Etel; Rublee, Marie Rost; Luciani, Giacomo; Lippman, Thomas; Luomi, Mari; Kibaroğlu, Mustafa; Cohen, Avner, 1951-; Barzegar, Kayhan; Bahgat, Gawdat (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2012)
    • Oman and Yemen 

      Nonneman, Gerd (British Academic Press, 1993)
      Liberalization is not an exclusively Western concept, but it has flourished there in recent years. But do policies, such as economic liberalization, that are being advocated by the IMF and the World Bank, really provide ...
    • On Altruism and Remittances 

      Antoniades, Alexis; Seshan, Ganesh; Weber, Roberto; Zubrickas, Robertas (University of Zurich, 2013)
      We provide a direct test of the impact of altruism on remittances. From a sample of 105 male migrant workers from Kerala, India working in Qatar, we elicit the propensity to share with others from their responses in a ...
    • On Blackberry and Beads: Religion in the Matrix of Information Media 

      Laude, Patrick (Kalam Verlag für islamische Theologie und Religionspädagogik KG, 2013)
      This paper examines the ways in which the demise of the “representational cultures” of religious civilisations has left a vacuum of meaning. This vacuum has opened a battleground between the “religion” of mediatised ...
    • Paternity between Law and Biology: the Reconstruction of the Islamic Law of Paternity in the Wake of DNA Testing 

      Shabana, Ayman (Wiley, 2012)
      The discovery of DNA paternity tests has stirred a debate concerning the definition of paternity and whether the grounds for such a definition are legal or biological. According to the classical rules of Islamic law, ...
    • Pathways to an Inner Islam: Massignon, Corbin, Guénon, and Schuon 

      Laude, Patrick (University of New York, 2010)
      Pathways to an Inner Islam provides an introduction to the esoteric or spiritual inner Islam presented by Western thinkers Louis Massignon, Henry Corbin, René Guénon, and Frithjof Schuon. Particularly interested in Sufism ...
    • Perspectives on the Guaranteed Income, Part I 

      Widerquist, Karl (M.E. Sharpe, 2001)
      The article focuses on the concept of "Guaranteed Income." The idea of a guaranteed income has been around in one form or another since Thomas Paine proposed a version of it in 1796. Except for a brief period in the 1960s ...
    • Perspectives on the Guaranteed Income, Part II 

      Widerquist, Karl (M.E. Sharpe, 2001)
      This article literary appraises books related to guaranteed income. The books are: "Freedom and Security: An introduction to the Basic income Debate," by Tony Fitzpatrick; Basic income: Economic Security for All Canadians," ...
    • The Physical Basis of Voluntary Trade 

      Widerquist, Karl (Springer, 2010)
      The article discusses the conditions under which can we say that people enter the economic system voluntarily. “The Need for an Exit Option” briefly explains the philosophical argument that voluntary interaction requires ...
    • Political Culture and a New Definition of the ’Third World' 

      Kamrava, Mehran (Taylor & Francis, 1995)
      In the post-Cold War world where economic or traditional political classifications can no longer be applied, it is argued that political culture has emerged as the ultimate arbiter of national politics on a global scale. ...
    • The Political Economy of the Gulf Summary Report 

      Kamrava, Mehran; Lawson, Fred H.; Seznec, Jean-François; Ulrichsen, Kristian; Wilson, Rodney; Salehi-Isfahani, Djavad; Antoniades, Alexis; Davidson, Christopher; Hertog, Steffen; Karshenas, Massoud; Moshaver, Ziba (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2011)