Islam and conflict resolution: theories and practices

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University Press of America, 1998 - Social Science - 221 pages

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The Islamic Paradigm
The General Nature and Development
Closing the Doors of Ijtihad

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About the author (1998)

Salmi teaches in the Department of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino.

Majul is Professor Emeritus and former Dean at the Institute of Islamic Studies.

GEORGE K. TANHAM (1922-2003) graduated from Princeton, served as an artillery officer in Europe during World War II, and then earned a doctorate in history and political science at Stanford. He taught military history at the California Institute of Technology where became a tenured professor and master of student houses. Dr. Tanham spent most of his career with the RAND Corporation, serving as the corporate vice president in charge of the Washington office. He managed rural development efforts in Vietnam for the U.S. Agency for International Development, a program designed to pacify the countryside. Afterward he was special assistant for counterinsurgency at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, coordinating a campaign to defeat Chinese-inspired guerrillas in Thailand, an experience he recounted in Trial in Thailand. Among his other books are Securing India: Strategic Thought and Practice and Islam and Conflict Resolution: Theories and Practice.

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