Reading Lists

Civil Society in a Muslim Context

Abou El Fadl, Khaled et al. The Place of Tolerance in Islam. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2002.

Chandhoke, Neera. The Conceits of Civil Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Eberley, Don. The Rise of Global Civil Society: Building Communities and Nations from the Bottom Up. San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2008.

Edwards, Michael. Civil Society. London: Polity, 2004.

Gellner, Ernest. Conditions of Liberty: Civil Society and Its Rivals. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1994.

Giffen, Janice et al. The Development of Civil Society in Central Asia. Oxford: NGO Management & Policy INTRAC, 2005.

Guan, Lee Hock. Civil Society in Southeast Asia. Singapore: NIAS Press, 2005.

Hanafi, Hasan. ‘Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society: A Reflective Islamic Approach’, in S. Chambers, Simone and W. Kymlicka, ed., Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society. Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Hashmi, Sohail H., ed. Islamic Political Ethics: Civil Society, Pluralism and Conflict. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Heater, Derek. Citizenship: The Civic Ideal in World History, Politics and Education. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004.

Herbert, David. Religion and Civil Society: Rethinking Public Religion in the Contemporary World. London: Ashgate, 2003.

Hodgkinson, Virginia and M.W. Foley, ed. The Civil Society Reader. Boston, MA: Tufts University, 2002.

Howell, J. and D. Mulligan, ed. Gender and Civil Society: Transcending Boundaries. London: Routledge, 2004.

Hudock, Ann. NGOs and Civil Society: Democracy by Proxy? London: Polity, 1999.

Jayaram, N. On Civil Society: Issues and Perspectives. Themes in Indian Sociology. India: Sage Publications, 2005.

Juergensmeyer, Mark, ed. Religion in Global Civil Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Kamali, Masoud. Multiple Modernities, Civil Society and Islam: The Case of Iran and Turkey. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2006.

Kaviraj, S. and S. Khilnani, ed. Civil Society: History and Possibilities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Keane, John. Civil Society: Old Images, New States. London: Polity, 1998.

Maley, William, Charles Sampford and Ramesh Thaku, ed. From Civil Strife to Civil Society. Tokyo: United Nations University, 2003.

Maha Abdelrahman. Civil Society Exposed: The Politics of NGOs in Egypt. Library of Modern Middle East Studies. London: I.B. Tauris, 2004.

Norton, Richard A., ed. Civil Society in the Middle East. Leiden: Brill, 2005.

Ozdalga, E. and S. Persson, ed. Civil Society, Democracy and the Muslim World. London: Routledge and Curzon, 1998.

Ruffin, M. Holt and Daniel Waugh, ed. Civil Society in Central Asia. Washington, DC: University of Washington Press, 1999.

Sachedina, Abdulaziz. The Islamic Roots of Democratic Pluralism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Safi, Omid, ed. Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender and Pluralism. Oxford: Oneworld, 2003.

Sajoo, Amyn B., ed. Civil Society in the Muslim World: Contemporary Perspectives. London: I.B. Tauris, 2002.

____. Pluralism in Old Societies and New States. Singapore: ISEAS, 1994.

Salvatore, Armando and Dale Eickleman, ed. Public Islam and the Common Good. Leiden: Brill, 2004.

Schak, D. and W. Hudson, ed. Civil Society in Asia. Law, Ethics and Governance.

Sudbury, MA: Dartmouth Publishing, 2003.

Shils, Edward. The Virtue of Civility: Selected Essays on Liberalism, Tradition, and Civil Society. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 1997.

Turner, Bryan S., ed. Religious Diversity and Civil Society: A Comparative Analysis. Oxford: Bardwell Press, 2008.