2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

POSC 35033 Islam and Politics

This course presents a study of Islam and politics. It attempts to shed light on how Islamic theology molds and provides legitimacy for political discourse of resistance as well as power politics. More specifically, the focus is on politics of Islam and how it sets the political agenda. Among topics of interest would be a discussion of Islam and terrorism, Islam and Human rights, and the prospects for relations between the Muslim World and the West.