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Editors: Foltz, Richard C. (University of Florida)
Book Description:
This is the first book to provide an overview of how Muslim activists are responding on the ground to the global environmental crisis. The detrimental effects of environmental degradation are felt most severely by the world's poor, a disproportionate number of whom are Muslims. Unfortunately, governments of Muslim societies have been slow to respond to environmental problems, while opposition movements as well have mostly chosen to focus on other issues.
Nevertheless, environmental awareness and activism are growing throughout the Muslim world. This book offers chapters by leading Muslim environmentalists which survey environmental initiatives in Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Malaysia. Issues are detailed pointing out both successes and failures and describing the unique challenges facing the world's very diverse Muslim societies in striving to balance development and social justice with preserving the integrity of the earth's life support systems.

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Introduction: The Environmental Crisis in the Muslim World
(Richard C. Foltz, University of Florida)

PART ONE: COUNTRY STUDIES

Chapter 1. Iran
(Richard C. Foltz)
pp. 3-15

Chapter 2. Turkey
(Ibrahim �zdemir, Ankara University, Turkey)
pp. 17-36

Chapter 3. Egypt
(Safei al-din Hamed, Texas Tech University)
pp. 37-53

Chapter 4. Pakistan
(Ali Raza Rizvi, International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Pakistan)
pp. 55-73

Chapter 5. Nigeria
(Ali Ahmad, Bayero University, Nigeria)
pp. 75-83

PART TWO: ACTIVIST VOICES.

Chapter 6. Applying Islamic Environmental Ethics
(Fazlun Khalid, Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science, Birmingham, England)
pp. 87-111

Chapter 7. Saving Rivers and Forests in Malaysia
(Ayman Ahwal, Belum Rainforest Project, UK)
pp. 113-131

Bibliography
pp. 133-141

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2005
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-386-9
   Status: AV
  
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