Lived Islam and Islamism in Bangladesh
Explores various aspects of Islamic practices and examines
different strands of Islamist political parties and organizations (Dhaka: Prothoma,
Bangladesh: A Political History since Independence
the political history of the eighth most populous country of the world focusing
on the issues of democracy, identity and development. Provides a comprehensive
and unique overview of political and historical developments in Bangladesh
since 1971. (London and NY: I B Tauris, 2016).
Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh
Co-edited volume with Mohammad
Sajjadur Rahman. 34 Chapters on various aspects Bangladeshi politics, society,
economy and media. (London and NY: Routledge, 2016).
Islam and Identity Politics among British-Bangladeshis: A Leap of Faith
Examines identity politics among the Bangladeshi diaspora delvExamines identity politics among the Bangladeshi diaspora delving into the micro-level dynamics, the internal and external factors and the role of the state and locates these within the broad framework of Muslim identity and Islamism, citizenship and the future of multiculturalism in Europe. (Manchester, UK; Manchester University Press, 2013).
Faithful Education: Madrassahs in South Asia
An in-depth study of the history and roles of
Islamic education in Pakistan,
India and Bangladesh and the significance of
these institutions in contemporary politics. (New Brunswick/London: Rutgers
University Press, 2008; pb edition 2012).
How Did We Arrive Here? Collection
of essays on the contemporary political events in Bangladesh. (Dhaka: Prothoma,
Bhoyer Sangskriti: Bangladeshe Atonko O Sontrasher
Rajnoitik Orthoniti (The Culture of Fear: Political Economy of Terror and
Violence in Bangladesh, in Bengali), Exploration of causes and conditions for
political and social violence in Bangladesh (Dhaka: Prothoma, 2014).
Religion and Politics in South Asia
Edited volume, includes six country studies and an
introduction. (London and New York: Routledge, 2010).
Lost? State Failure in Nepal
study of relationships between state and society in Nepal. The book examines
the causes of and conditions for the Maoist insurgency and explores the factors
contributing to the inability of the constitutional political forces to appeal
to the Nepali population. [Lead author: Ali Riaz, Co-author: Subho Basu]
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007).
Willing: The Politics of Islamism in Bangladesh.
of the rise of the Islamist politics in Bangladesh. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and
(Re) Reading Taslima Nasrin: Context, Contents and Constructions
Edited volume, includes 11 essays on
controversial Bangladeshi feminist author Taslima Nasrin. (Dhaka, Bangladesh:
Shrabon Prokashani, 2009).
Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh: A Complex Web.
examination of the domestic, regional and international dynamics of the growing
militancy in Bangladesh. (London/New York: Routledge, 2008).
Truths About Bangladeshi Politics
Collection of 13 essays on the problems of
democratization and democratic practices in Bangladesh. (Dhaka, Bangladesh:
Prothoma, 2012; second edition 2013).
State: The Transformation of Bangladesh
on the formation and transformation of states in peripheral societies with
special reference to Bangladesh and Tanzania. (Ontario, Canada: de Sitter
& Silence: Contextualizing Taslima Nasreen
analysis of Taslima Nasreen’s writing, media coverage of the debate relating to
Nasreen’s alleged blasphemous statement, and the political dynamics of the
events of July-August, 1994. (Dhaka: Ankur Prakashani, 1995).
Class and Military Rule: Political Economy of Martial Law in Bangladesh
structural-historical interpretation of the causes of and conditions for
military rule in Bangladesh. (Dhaka: Nadi New Press, 1994).