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Securing the Sacred : Religion, National Security, and the Western State / Robert M. Bosco.

By: Bosco, Robert M [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Configurations (Ann Arbor, Mich.): Publisher: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, [2014]Description: 1 online resource (156 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780472120093; 0472120093; 1306463602; 9781306463607.Subject(s): Religion and politics | National security -- Religious aspects | Secularization | Church and stateAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Securing the sacredDDC classification: 322/.1091821 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction. Religion as a national security enigma -- Religion and international security: theory and method -- Securitization of religion: the basic discourse -- Britain: religion as a weapon -- France: securitization and laicite -- The United States: "Islam will police itself" -- Conclusion. Religion, "the smartest power of all"?
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Text in English.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Print version record.

Introduction. Religion as a national security enigma -- Religion and international security: theory and method -- Securitization of religion: the basic discourse -- Britain: religion as a weapon -- France: securitization and laicite -- The United States: "Islam will police itself" -- Conclusion. Religion, "the smartest power of all"?

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Robert M. Bosco is Assistant Professor of International Studies at Centre College. <br>

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