By Shahzad Bashir,Robert D Crews,Robert D. Crews,Amin Tarzi,Gilles Dorronsoro,Sana Haroon,James Caron,Shah Mahmoud Hanifi,Thomas Ruttig,Lutz Rzehak,Faisal Devji,Tahir Andrabi,Jishnu Das,Asim Ijaz Khwaja,Farzana Shaikh,Jamal J. Elias,Fariba Nawa

Western media insurance of Afghanistan and Pakistan paints a simplistic photo of ageless barbarity, terrorist secure havens, and peoples wanting both punishment or salvation. below the Drones seems to be past this proscribing view to enquire actual humans at the floor, and learn the political, social, and monetary forces that form their lives.

Show description

Read or Download Under the Drones PDF

Best islam books

The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities (Islamic Studies Series)

Public curiosity within the faith of Islam and in Muslim groups lately has generated an impetus for Western Universities to set up an array of Institutes and courses devoted to the research of Islam. regardless of the expansion in variety of courses devoted to this learn, little or no consciousness has been paid to the ideal form of such courses and the assumptions that should underlie one of these learn.

The Jihad of Jesus: The Sacred Nonviolent Struggle for Justice

We're stuck up within the cycle of so-called "holy wars. " within the Jihad of Jesus, Dave Andrews argues that whereas this inter-communal clash is endemic, it isn't inevitable. looking on our knowing, our religions might be both a resource of escalating clash or a source for overcoming inter-communal clash; and for our religions to be a source for overcoming clash, we have to comprehend the center of all precise faith as open-hearted compassionate spirituality.

Secularism and Identity: Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora (Studies in Migration and Diaspora)

Inside of western political, media and educational discourses, Muslim groups are predominantly visible throughout the prism in their Islamic religiosities, but there exist inside of diasporic groups distinct and intricate secularisms. Drawing on certain interview and ethnographic fabric accumulated within the united kingdom, this publication examines the ways that a sort of secularism - ’non-Islamiosity’ - among individuals of the Iranian diaspora shapes rules and practices of diasporic neighborhood and id, in addition to wider social kin.

Entangled Pieties: Muslim-Christian Relations and Gendered Sociality in Java, Indonesia (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion)

This e-book explores the social lifetime of Muslim girls and Christian minorities amid Islamic and Christian hobbies in city Java, Indonesia. Drawing on anthropological views and 14 months of player statement among 2009 and 2013 within the multi-religious Javanese urban of Salatiga, this ethnography examines the interrelations among Islamic piety, Christian identification, and gendered sociability in a time of a number of spiritual revivals.

Extra info for Under the Drones

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 18 votes