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Islamic Governmentality? The Taslima Nasrin Case

  • S. M. Shamsul Alam

Abstract

On November 29, 2008, Bangladesh held its ninth National Parliamentary elections. While the Awami League won on a landslide (270 of 300 seats), the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP, one of the country’s major political parties) and Jaamat-i-Islami (JI, the main Islamist party) did very poorly. JI received only 2 seats despite its coalition with the BNP. Although electorally trashed, JI and Islamists remain an important force.

Keywords

Civil Society Islamic Scholar Islamic Fundamentalism Muslim Ruler Genealogical Approach 
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© S. M. Shamsul Alam 2015

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