AAIMS members are active researchers who publish across the fields of Islamic and Muslim studies. A selection of books by AAIMS members over the past eight years are collated below.


Shahram Akbarzadeh and Kylie Baxter (2018): Middle East Politics and International Relations: Crisis Zone. London, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Jan Ali and Abe Ata (eds) (2018): Islam in the West: Perceptions and Reactions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Renae Barker (2018): State and Religion: The Australian Story. New York, NY: Routledge.

Adis Duderija and Halim Rane (2018): Islam and Muslims in the West: Major Issues and Debates. Springer.

John L. Esposito, Lily Zubaidah Rahim and Naser Ghobadzadeh (2018): The Politics of Islamism: Diverging Visions and Trajectories. Palgrave Macmillan.

Rosemary Hancock (2018): Islamic Environmentalism: Activism in the United States and Great Britain. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY: Routledge.

Sherene Idriss (2018): Young Migrant Identities: Creativity and Masculinity. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY: Routledge.

Terence Lovat and Amir Moghadam (2018): The History of Islam: Revelation, Reconstruction or Both? Springer International Publishing.

Arniika Kuusisto and Terence Lovat (2018): Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY: Taylor & Francis Group.

Milad Milani (2018): Sufi Political Thought. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Giuseppe Giordan and Adam Possamai (2018): Sociology of Exorcism in Late Modernity. Padova, Italy and Sydney, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adam Possamai (2018): The i-zation of Society, Religion, and Neoliberal Post-Secularism. Singapore: Springer.


Kinda AlSamara (2017): The Rise of Modern Urbanity (tamaddun) in the Arab World: Education, Journalism, and Enlightenment. Mannheim: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

Susan Carland (2017): Fighting Hislam. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Melissa Crouch (2017): The Business of Transition. Sydney, NSW: Cambridge University Press.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem (2017): Accommodating Muslims Under Common Law: A Comparative Analysis. Routledge.

Vedi Hadiz (2017): Islamic Populism in India and the Middle East. UK, USA, Australia, India and Singapore: Cambridge University Press.

Paul Walker and Terence Lovat (2017): Life and Death Decisions in the Clinical Setting: Moral Decision Making Through Dialogic Consensus. Singapore: Springer.

Julian Millie (2017): Hearing Allah’s Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam. Ithaca, US: Cornell University Press.

Julian Millie (2017): Hasan Mustapa: Ethnicity and Islam in Indonesia. Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing.

Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie (2017): The Monologic Imagination. New York, US: Oxford University Press.

Pam Nilan (2017): Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism Through Popular Culture. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY: Routledge.

Patrick Michel, Adam Possamai and Bryan S. Turner (2017): Religions, Nations and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities. New York, US: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ben Rich (2017): Securitising Identity: The Case of the Saudi State. Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Publishing.

Abdullah Saeed and Hassan Saeed (2017): Freedom of Religion, Apostasy and Islam. Routledge.

Samina Yasmeen (2017): Jihad and Dawah: Evolving Narratives of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamat ud Dawah. London, UK: Hurst & Co Ltd.

Adis Duderija (2017): The Imperatives of Progressive Islam. New York: Routledge.

Andrew Jakubowicz, Kevin Dunn, Gail Mason et al, (2017): Cyber Racism and Community Resilience: Strategies for Combating Online Race Hate, New York, Palgrave Macmillan.

Julian Millie (2017): Laughing, Crying, Thinking: Islamic oratory and its critics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Mario Peucker and Rauf Ceylan (eds) (2017): Muslim Community Organisations in the West: History, Developments and Future Perspectives. Wiesbaden: Springer.

Melinda Rankin (2017): The Political Life of Mary Kaldor: Ideas and Action in International Relations. London: Lynne Rienner.


Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dara Conduit (eds.). (2016): Iran in the World: President Rouhani’s Foreign Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Robert Crotty and Terence Lovat (2016): Islam: Its Beginnings and History, Its Theology and Its Importance Today. Wayville: ATF Press.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem (2016): Accommodating Muslims under Common Law: A Comparative Analysis. London: Routledge.

Riaz Hassan (ed.) (2016): Indian Muslims: Struggling for Equality of Citizenship. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Dzavid Haveric (2016): History of the Bosnian Muslim community in Australia: settlement experience in Victoria. Lambert Academic Publishing.

Raihan Ismail (2016): Saudi Clerics and Shi’a Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Arniika Kuusisto and Terence Lovat (eds.). (2016): Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education. London: Routledge.

Mario Peucker (2016): Muslims in liberal democracies: Civic and political participation in the West. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson and Bryan S. Turner (eds.). (2016): The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World. Cham: Springer.

Joshua M Roose (2016): Political Islam and Masculinity: Muslim Men in Australia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Abdullah Saeed, Rowan Gould and Adis Duderija (2016): Islamic Teachings on Contemporary Issues for Young Muslims. Melbourne: National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies.

Amin Saikal (2016): Iran at the Crossroads, Polity Press, UK.

Amin Saikal (ed.) (2016): Weak States, Strong Societies: Power and Authority in the New World Order, I B Tauris & Co Ltd, London and New York.

Amin Saikal (ed.) (2016): The Arab World and Iran: A turbulent region in transition, Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov (eds.) 2016: Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, Lexington Books, New York.


Nora Amath (2015): The Phenomenology of Community Activism: Muslim Civil Society Organisations in Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing.

Adis Duderija (2015): The Sunna and its status in Islamic Law: The search for a sound Hadith. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Derya Iner and Salih Yucel (eds.). (2015): Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Terence Lovat and Robert Crotty (2015): Reconciling Islam, Christianity and Judaism: Islam’s Special Role in Restoring Convivencia. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG.

Fethi Mansouri (ed.). (2015): Cultural, Religious and Political Contestations: The Multicultural Challenge. Berlin: Springer.

Kumuda Simpson (2015): US Nuclear Diplomacy with Iran: From the War on Terror to the Obama Administration. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.

Bryan S. Turner and Oscar Salemink (eds.). (2015): Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia. London: Routledge.


Shahid Javed Burki, Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury and Riaz Hassan (eds.). (2014): Afghanistan: The Next Phase. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Adis Duderija (ed.) (2014): Maqasid al-Shari’a and Contemporary Reformist Muslim Thought. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dzavid Haveric (2014): Islam and Pluralism within the West: a collection of essays. Victoria: One World Publishing.

Ghena Krayem (2014): Islamic Family Law in Australia: To Recognise or Not To Recognise. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Tim Lindsey and Melissa Crouch (eds.). (2014): Law, Society and Transition in Myanmar. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Terence Lovat and Daniel Fleming (2014): What is this thing called theology: Considering the spiritual in the public square. Macksville: David Barlow Publishing.

Fethi Mansouri and Boulou Ebanda de B’beri (eds.). (2014): Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the Twenty-First Century: A case study analysis. London: Routledge.

Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir and Bryan S. Turner (2014): The Future of Singapore: Population, Society and the Nature of the State. London: Routledge.

Mario Peucker and Shahram Akbarzadeh (2014): Muslim active citizenship in the West. London: Routledge.

Halim Rane, Jacqui Ewart and John Martinkus (2014): Media Framing of the Muslim World: Conflicts, Crises and Contexts. Palgrave Macmillan: New York.

Amin Saikal (2014): Zone of Crisis: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Iraq, I B Tauris & Co Ltd, London and New York.

Amin Saikal & Amitav Acharya (eds.) (2014): Democracy and Reform in the Middle East and Asia: Social Protest and Authoritarian Rule After the Arab Spring, I B Tauris & Co Ltd, London, UK and New York, USA.

Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner (eds.). (2014): The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Essays on the ‘Pragmatic Sociology of Critique.’ London: Anthem Press.

Samina Yasmeen and Nina Markovic (2014): Muslim Citizens in the West: Spaces and Agents of Inclusion and Exclusion. United Kingdom: Ashgate.


Zahid Shahab Ahmed (2013): Regionalism and Regional Security in South Asia: The Role of SAARC. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen, James Piscatori and Amin Saikal, (eds.). (2013): American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East: From Bush to Obama. London: Routledge.

James Arthur and Terence Lovat (eds.). (2013): The Routledge Handbook of Education, Religion and Values. London: Routledge.

Eulalia Han and Halim Rane (2013): Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestine: Media Coverage, Public Opinion and Interest Groups. Carlton: Melbourne University Press.

Riaz Hassan (2013): Islam and Society: Sociological Explorations. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Benjamin MacQueen (2013): An Introduction to Middle East Politics: Change, Continuity, Cooperation, and Conflict. London: Sage.

Milad Milani (2013): Sufism in the Secret History of Persia. Durham: Acumen Publishing Ltd.

Helena Onnudottir, Adam Possamai and Bryan S. Turner (2013): Religious Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Making of Religious Identities. London: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson and Bryan S. Turner (eds.). (2013): Legal Pluralism and Shari’a Law. London: Routledge.

Lily Rahim (ed.). (2013): Muslim Secular Democracy: Voices from Within. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Abdullah Saeed (2013): Reading the Qur’an in the Twenty-First Century: A Contextualist Approach. London: Routledge.

Abdullah Saeed and Helen McCue (eds.). (2013): Family Law and Australian Muslim Women. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Amin Saikal (ed.) (2013): The Middle East’s changing strategic environment and the Third Arab Awakening, Air Power Development Centre, Department of Defence,, Canberra.

Bryan S. Turner (2013): The Religious and the Political: A Comparative Sociology of Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bryan S. Turner and Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir (eds.). (2013): The Sociology of Islam: Collected Essays of Bryan S. Turner. London: Ashgate.


Shahram Akbarzadeh (ed.). (2012): Routledge Handbook of Political Islam. London: Routledge.

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey (2012): The Constitution of Indonesia: A Contextual Analysis. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Anthony Elliott and Bryan S. Turner (2012): On Society. Oxford: Polity Press.

Benjamin Isakhan, Fethi Mansouri and Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds.). (2012): The Arab Revolutions in Context: Civil Society and Democracy in a Changing Middle East. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Tim Lindsey (2012): Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia: Volume 1: Indonesia. London: IBTauris.

Tim Lindsey and Kerstin Steiner (2012): Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia: Volume 2: Singapore. London: IBTauris.

Tim Lindsey and Kerstin Steiner (2012): Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia: Volume 3: Malaysia and Brunei. London: IBTauris.

Terence Lovat (2012): Women in Islam: Reflections on Historical and Contemporary Research. Dordrecht: Springer.

Fethi Mansouri and Vince Marotta (eds.). (2012): Muslims in the West and the Challenges of Belonging. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Adam Possamai (ed.). (2012): Handbook of Hyper-real Religions. Leiden: Brill.

Abdullah Saeed (ed.). (2012): Islam and Human Rights: Volume 1: Key Issues in the Debates. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Amin Saikal (2012): Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival (2nd ed), I B Tauris & Co Ltd, London UK.

Bryan S. Turner (ed.) (2012): Routledge Handbook of Body Studies. London: Routledge.

Theo Van Der Zee and Terence Lovat (eds.). (2012): New Perspectives on Religious and Spiritual Education. Munster: Waxman Verlag GmbH.