Islamic environmentalism : activism in the United States and Great BritainMaterial type: BookSeries: Routledge advances in sociology ; 222.Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.Description: vi, 161 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781138685727Subject(s): Environmentalism -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islam -- Customs and practices | Environmentalism -- United States | Environmentalism -- Great Britain | Muslims -- United States -- Political activity | Muslims -- Great Britain -- Political activismDDC classification: 297.0973 HA IS
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface Introduction The Environmental Movement Islam: The Context Muslims and Environmentalism: The Wider Field Framing in Islamic Environmentalism Emotion and Identity in Islamic Environmentalism Activism, Moral Practice, and Religion Conclusion Appendix I.
Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism in the United States and Great Britain. The book focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic organizations that approach environmentalism as a religious duty: offering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and integrating religious ritual and practice with environmental action.
Honing in on the insights of social movement theory, Hancock predominantly examines the activism and experience of Muslims involved in environmentalism and bases her research on interviews with activists in the United States and Great Britain. Indeed, the reader is first provided with an insightful analysis of the ways in which Muslim activists interpret and present environmentalism―diagnosing causes of environmental crises, proposing solutions, and motivating other Muslims into activism. This is followed by a discussion of the importance of affective ties, emotion and group culture in motivating and sustaining Muslim involvement in environmental activism.