Islam in Russia : the Politics of Identity and Security.

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Main Author: Hunter, Shireen
Other Authors: Collins, J.
Format: eBook
Published: Armonk : Taylor and Francis, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables, Figures, and Maps; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Islam in Russia, Past and Present: An Overview; 1. Islam in Russia: The Historical Background; Mongol Conquest and Islam; Islam and the Russian Empire: Patterns of Russian Imperial Rule; Muslim Political Activism in Russia, 1905-1914; Islam and the Bolsheviks: From Allies to Enemies; Islam and the Soviet Experience: From Near Annihilation to Remarkable Revival; Soviet Islam on the Eve of the Gorbachev Era: Factors behind Islam's Vitality.
  • Perestroika, Glasnost, and Gorbachev's Policy toward IslamGorbachev's Reforms: Impact on Islamic Revival; Conclusion; 2. Islam in Post-Soviet Russia: A Demographic, Geographic, Institutional, Socioeconomic, Ideological, and Political Profile; How Many Muslims in Russia?; Future Demographic Outlook; Geographic Distribution of Russia's Muslims; Evolution of the Institutional Structures of Islam: Fragmentation and Reconsolidation; Development of the Physical and Intellectual Infrastructure of Islam; Muslim Political Movements; Different Shades of Russian Islam; The Appeal of Extremist Islam.
  • Muslim Extremist Groups in the Russian FederationEuro-Islam: The Modernist Face of Russian Islam; Developing an Official Muslim Position: RCM's Muslim Social Program; Economic Profile of Russian Muslims; The Muslim Establishment and the Russian Society and Government; The Iraq War: Source of Further Intra-Muslim Dispute; Islam and Orthodoxy: Dynamics of Competition and Cooperation; The Limited Impact of Islam on Russia's Cultural, Social, Economic, and Political Scenes; Conclusion; Part II. Identity Politics in the Russian Federation: The Islamic Factor.
  • 3. The Evolution of Russia's Post-Soviet National Identity: The Impact of the Islamic FactorThe Soviet Union: A Colonial Empire?; Socialist Utopia and the Soviet Man; Is Russia Going the Way of the Soviet Union?; Nationalism and National Identity: Diverging Concepts; The Evolution of Russian Identity: Ethnic and Religious Basis; The Role of the ""Other"" in the Formation of Russian Identity; Islam as the Hostile Other; The Chechen War and Its Consequences: Enhancing Islam's Image as the Hostile Other; Islamo-Turkic Myth-Symbol Complex: Russia as the Hostile Other.
  • Russia's Other ""Hostile Other"": The WestWesternization versus Russian Authenticity; The Soviet Experience and the Failure of Civic Nationalism; Post-Soviet Spectrum of Russian Political Thought: Diverging Approaches to Nationalism, National Identity, and Islam; Vladimir Putin and His Vision of Russian Nationalism and National Identity; Religion, Ethnicity, and Identity Formation among Russian Muslims: Diverging Trends; Conclusion; 4. The Evolution of Russian Federalism: The Islamic Factor; Soviet Federalism: Ethnic Autonomy versus Centralized Rule.