Meeting the Ideological Challenge of Islamism (Paperback)
How to combat modern radical Islam
Westminster Institute, 9780991614592, 192pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2015
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Islamist extremism is one of the most vital issues facing governments and populations today, as Islamist groups turn more violent, with increasingly radicalized recruits. These leading scholar’s essays offer a detailed, compelling critique of the worldview, methodologies and motivations of violent Islamist groups, and of those pursuing a more gradualist approach. They present a significant contribution to the debate by showing how Islamist ideology may be confronted and effectively challenged.
About the Author
Patrick Sookhdeo has a Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University on issues relating to Islam and society. He is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity and also serves as a senior advisor and consultant on security and military issues. He is currently Adjunct Professor at George C. Marshall European Center and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Defence Academy of the UK, as well as lecturing at other institutions. He is author of 30 books.Anna Bekele is a freelance researcher and her main fields of interest are political Islamic movements and networks. She received her Ph.D. at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.