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Popular movements and democratization in the Islamic world

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Political culture -- Islamic countries -- Case studies,
    • Democratization -- Islamic countries -- Case studies,
    • Islam and politics -- Case studies,
    • Islamic countries -- Politics and government -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[edited by] Kisaichi Masatoshi.
      GenreCase studies.
      ContributionsMasatoshi, Kisaichi.
      LC ClassificationsJQ1852.A91 P66 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3418708M
      ISBN 100415398967
      LC Control Number2005035072

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The Muslim World Book Review. Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World. ISBN: by, Masatoshi Kisaichi. Popilar movements and remocratization in the Islamic world contains case studies of people’s movements in diverse areas and periods, and seeks to develop a comparative view of Islam and democracy.

Ever since the terrorist incident of September 11th a general understanding seems to have arisen among people that the challenges posed by Islam have now acquired human and global dimensions.

Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World contains case studies of people’s movements in diverse areas and periods, and it seeks to develop a comparative view of Islam and democracy. Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World contains case studies of people’s movements in diverse areas and periods, and it seeks to develop a comparative view of Islam and democracy that goes beyond the usual stereotype of Islam being incompatible with democracy.

Unravelling the complexities that have arisen between Islam and Brand: Taylor And Francis. The Muslim World Book r Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World. ISBN: by, Masatoshi KisaichiPopilar movements and remocratization in the Islamic world contains case studies of people's movements in diverse areas and periods, and seeks to develop a comparative view of Islam and democracy.

Popular Movements and Democratization in the Islamic World contains case studies of people’s movements in diverse areas and periods, and it seeks to develop a comparative view of Islam and democracy that goes beyond the usual stereotype of Islam being incompatible with democracy.

The Koran, the holy book of Islam, contains a number of ideas that some Islamic scholars say support democratic ideals. Popular movements and democratization in the Islamic world book is shura, or consultative decision making.

The other is ijma, or the. The topics addressed within this volume include social networks and social welfare provision, Islamist groups as opposition actors, Islamist electoral participation, the intersection of Islam and national liberation struggles, the role of religion in Islamist politics, and Islam and state politics in Iran, among other topics.

contemporary Islamic movements. Key words: Islamic Movements, Classification of Movements, Western Trends, etc Two basic trends in the Western world have emerged over how to understand and deal with Islamic movements and fundamentalism; a division which spilled over into policy making processes and institutions.

For instance. Democracy and the Muslim world The debate over Islam and democracy continues to gain momentum. As the state of democracy in Muslim countries has become a global debate, scores of people from academics, journalists and TV commentators to policy makers and NGOs are discussing the relationship between Islam and democratic values.

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It comprises an introduction, five chapters, and a conclusion. There exist a number of perspectives on the relationship of Islam and democracy among Islamic political theorists, the general Muslim public, and Western authors.

Some modern Islamic thinkers, whose ideas were particularly popular in the s and s, rejected the notion of democracy as a foreign idea incompatible with Islam.

The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion, but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the role of the military, among others. Recognizing these themes allows the consideration of possible remedies for change in the Muslim Islamic world has a poor record in 4/5(1).

From the social perspective, it is the communal Islam, which is prescribed to be practiced at all levels and thus democracy in Islam is a social concept more so than in any other theoretical.

Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country in the world and a stable, consolidated democracy, according to most scholars as well as indicators from Polity.¹ The centrality of Islamic organizations to Indonesia’s successful democratic transition and consolidation has affirmed scholars’ view that the inclusion of antisystem parties in.

The Truth About Islam and Democracy (With Anwar Ibrahim) Hundreds of millions of Muslims live in democracies of some shape or form, yet a.

of Islamist movements throughout the Muslim world. The project engages scholars of political Islam through in-depth research and dialogue to provide a systematic, cross-country comparison of the. A living democracy should contain the constitutional and legal means to seriously disagree, yet theocratic states seem especially fearful of such freedom of debate.

Examination of this fear is the strength of Fatima Mernissi’s book about the Arab-Islamic world, published shortly after the end of the first Gulf War.

Modern Islamist Movements provides a clear and accessible examination of the history, beliefs and rationale of Islamist Groups and their grievances with the West and governments within the majority-Muslim world, while examining some of these groups' visions for a global Islamic empire.

A clear and accessible text that examines the history, beliefs and rationale for violence emerging from. America’s staunch support of repressive regimes, and its unwillingness to back pro-democracy movements, helps explain why the Arab world—until January —seemed immune to democratic change.

Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has just undergone the first phase of its struggle. The idea behind this is a fight for real democracy where people actually share power through the ballot; a system that respects each vote.

This philosophy has resonated with the masses in Pakistan and caught their imagination. Yes, political Islam and democracy can work, but not by pushing for early elections. A transitional government, led by a respected leader who is not shackled by a strong ideology and who can cultivate consensus and has wide public appeal, must take at least two years to allow secular and Islamic parties to develop their political platforms and make the public fully aware of their socio.

The book's intellectual framework thus established, it proceeds to undertake paired case studies of "self proclaimed Islamic states" (Saudi Arabia and Iran); states confronting ideological and pragmatic Islamisms (Egypt and Pakistan); Muslim democracies (Turkey and Indonesia); and Islamist national resistance movements (Hamas and Hezbollah).

Democracy is a system that is contrary to Islam, because it gives the power of legislation to the people or to those who represent them (such as members of Parliament).

Based on that, in democracy legislative authority is given to someone other than Allah, may He be exalted; rather it is given to the people and their deputies, and what matters. Book Description: Considered the most authoritative single-volume reference work on Islam in the contemporary world, the German-language Der Islam in der Gegenwart, currently in its fifth edition, offers a wealth of authoritative information on the religious, political, social, and cultural life of Islamic nations and of Islamic immigrant communities elsewhere.

Moderate, Progressive Islamic / Centrist. This is a list of political parties espousing Islam as its main identity without principal adherence to the particular ideology of political Islam, or taking a theological position of wasat which advocates for politico-religious centrism.

Afghanistan National Islamic Movement of. IslamIst movements and the democratIc Process In the arab World: exPlorIng the gray Zones 4 not assume that these movements are genuinely committed to democracy, that they have given up on the goal of making the sharia, or Islamic law, the basis for all laws, or that they truly accept equal rights for women.

We have deliberately chosen this minimalist definition as the starting point of a. Whether Islam is compatible with democracy is an increasingly asked question, but ultimately a misguided one.

In this book, Asef Bayat proposes that democratic ideals have less to do with the essence of any religion than with how it is practiced. He offers a new approach to Islam and democracy, outlining how the social struggles of student organizations, youth and women's/5(2).

Those that maintain that Islam and democracy are incompatible point out that the only Middle Eastern country that can be considered a liberal democracy is Israel, a Jewish nation.

However, Indonesia is the world’s largest predominantly Muslim state ( percent in ) and is a democracy. Latest opinion, analysis and discussion from the Guardian.

CP Scott: "Comment is free, but facts are sacred". Debating Moderate Islam: The Geopolitics of Islam and the West (Salt Lake, Utah, University of Utah Press, ). Khan, Muqtedar Khan. “Islam, Democracy and Islamism after the Counterrevolution in Egypt.” Middle East Policy XXI.1 (): Khan, M.

Muqtedar. An Islamic government ensures the application of the Shari'a thereby show more content The method for renewal and reform of Muslim society is an Islamic political and social revolution, like the prophet Muhammad and later 18th century Islamic movements that cause an Islamic system of government and society.

Democratization in the Muslim World represents an important contribution to the debate on democratization and political Islam that emphasises the synergetic effects and global reach of both Islamist and democratic politics.

It comes to terms with the problematic relationship between Islam and democracy in the uncertain post-Cold War, post-9/ Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World 02/09/ pm ET Updated This post is an edited/updated version of Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi's October 1, Lecture at Columbia University's Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life.

There is greater space for democratic movements in the Arab world, but they are constantly menaced. "The Protester" may have made it on.

While Islam as traditionally understood may not favor liberalism, the more “liberal” interpretations of Islam are not democracy friendly either, mainly because they lack wide popular support. The search for an “elusive” Islamic Reformation may not thus be right way to approach the democracy question.

The Muslim world today is struggling with modernization, and with the relationship among the local, traditional, and global. Muslim societies are grappling with economic development, effective governance, corruption, and democratic mobilization against dic-tatorships or entrenched elites.

In his new book “Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle over Islam is Reshaping the World” (St. Martin’s Press, ), Brookings Senior Fellow Hamid offers a novel and provocative argument on how Islam is, in fact, “exceptional” in how it relates to politics, with profound implications for how we understand the future of the Middle.

The American Muslim community, for this group of intellectuals, has special characteristics and opportunities. It is global, with influential linkages to the Muslim world.

It consists of people who are highly motivated, educated and concerned about their Islamic identity and the future of Islam in the modern world.

In that sense, while not exactly compatible, Islamic movements in democratic systems are pushed to adhere to basic rules such as electoral results. If that is so in a young under-stress democracy.

Research within librarian-selected research topics on Islam from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Books; Courses; All Writings. October 6, Challenges To Democracy In The Arab And Muslim World. President Bush’s notions that democratizing Iraq will have a ripple effect on the rest of the Arab world, bringing prosperity and peace to the region, and that democracy is the panacea for Islamic terrorism are unsubstantiated as well as.The use of the term to designate Muslim movements is therefore at best a loose analogy and can be very misleading.

of the U.S. democracy and of American popular culture in the Islamic lands.