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Matthew J. Nelson


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Matthew J. Nelson is associate professor in the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on the comparative and international politics of South Asia, with an emphasis on non-elite politics, comparative political thought, the politics of Islamic institutions, and democracy. He is author of In the Shadow of Shari‘ah: Islam, Islamic Law, and Democracy in Pakistan (2011).

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