Islam in Revolution

Fundamentalism in the Arab World
Author: R. Hrair Dekmejian
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815626350
Category: Political Science
Page: 307
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"An excellent presentation, clearly written, with much information. . . . Sure to earn a prominent position among the few scholarly based, intelligently presented analyses of the political aspects of the reaction of this civilization called Islam to the ideological and material encroachments of the West".--American-Arab Affairs.

Islam & Revolution Hb


Author: Khomeini,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136189416
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Islam and Revolution in the Middle East


Author: Henry Munson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300046045
Category: Political Science
Page: 180
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Analyzes the role of Islam in Middle Eastern society and politics, addresses the differences between the Sunni and Shi'i sects, and discusses why an "Islamic revolution" occurred only in Iran

Islam and Revolution Hb


Author: Khomeini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780415760195
Category: Social Science
Page: 460
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This interdisciplinary study examines the theme of consumption in Asian American literature, connection representations of cooking and eating with ethnic identity formation. Using four discrete modes of identification--historic pride, consumerism, mourning, and fusion--Jennifer Ho examines how Asian American adolescents challenge and revise their cultural legacies and experiment with alternative ethnic affiliations through their relationships to food.

Two Essays on Islam and Revolution in Africa


Author: Aziz A. Batran
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Islam and politics
Page: 47
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Der Islam in der Gegenwart


Author: Werner Ende,Udo Steinbach,Renate Laut
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406534478
Category: Civilization, Islamic
Page: 1064
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Kleines Islam-Lexikon

Geschichte, Alltag, Kultur
Author: Ralf Elger,Friederike Stolleis
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406705960
Category: Religion
Page: 248
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Wie kaum eine andere Weltreligion prägt der Islam alle Lebensbereiche der Gläubigen. Trotzdem ist er kein einheitliches Gebilde. Im Laufe seiner über 1400-jährigen Geschichte haben sich verschiedene Glaubensrichtungen und regional unterschiedliche islamische Kulturen herausgebildet. Das bewährte Standardwerk vermittelt knapp und anschaulich unverzichtbares Grundwissen über die Vielfalt des Islam. Mehr als 250 Artikel beschreiben • alle zentralen Begriffe der islamischen Religionsgeschichte • die wichtigsten muslimischen Gruppen in der westlichen Welt • das Verhältnis der Muslime zu Musik und Theater, Familie und Sexualität, Ernährung und Kleidung

Revolution and War


Author: Stephen M. Walt
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801470005
Category: Political Science
Page: 376
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Revolution within a state almost invariably leads to intense security competition between states, and often to war. In Revolution and War, Stephen M. Walt explains why this is so, and suggests how the risk of conflicts brought on by domestic upheaval might be reduced in the future. In doing so, he explores one of the basic questions of international relations: What are the connections between domestic politics and foreign policy? Walt begins by exposing the flaws in existing theories about the relationship between revolution and war. Drawing on the theoretical literature about revolution and the realist perspective on international politics, he argues that revolutions cause wars by altering the balance of threats between a revolutionary state and its rivals. Each state sees the other as both a looming danger and a vulnerable adversary, making war seem both necessary and attractive. Walt traces the dynamics of this argument through detailed studies of the French, Russian, and Iranian revolutions, and through briefer treatment of the American, Mexican, Turkish, and Chinese cases. He also considers the experience of the Soviet Union, whose revolutionary transformation led to conflict within the former Soviet empire but not with the outside world. An important refinement of realist approaches to international politics, this book unites the study of revolution with scholarship on the causes of war.

Islam and Democracy


Author: Voll Esposito,John L. Esposito,John Obert Voll
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195108163
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 232
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Are Islam and democracy on a collision course? Do Islamic movements seek to "hijack democracy?" How have governments in the Muslim world responded to the many challenges of Islam and democracy today? A global religious resurgence and calls for greater political participation have been major forces in the post-Cold War period. Across the Muslim world, governments and Islamic movements grapple with issues of democratization and civil society. Islam and Democracy explores the Islamic sources (beliefs and institutions) relevant to the current debate over greater political participation and democratization. Esposito and Voll use six case studies--Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Sudan--to look at the diversity of Muslim experiences and experiments. At one end of the spectrum, Iran and Sudan represent two cases of militant, revolutionary Islam establishing political systems. In Pakistan and Malaysia, however, the new movements have been recognized and made part of the political process. Egypt and Algeria reveal the coexistence of both extremist and moderate Islamic activism and demonstrate the complex challenges confronting ruling elites. These case studies prove that despite commonalities, differing national contexts and identities give rise to a multiplicity of agendas and strategies. This broad spectrum of case studies, reflecting the multifaceted relationship of Islam and Democracy, provides important insight into the powerful forces of religious resurgence and democratization which will inevitably impact global politics in the twenty first century.

The Struggle of Islam in Modern Indonesia


Author: B. J. Boland
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940117895X
Category: Religion
Page: 283
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With deep interest I have followed the Indonesian people's fight for freedom and independence from 1945 onwards. This interest has come to be centred in particular on the question of how religions, especially Islam, were involved in this struggle, and what role they would fulfil in the new Indonesia. After having lived and worked in Indonesia from 1946 to the end of 1959, I was twice more enabled to yisit I ndonesia thanks to grants from the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research (WOTRO). It was during these sojourns in particular, from May to October 1966 and from February to July 1969, that the material for this study was collected, supplemented and checked. For the help I received during these visits I am greatly indebted to so many Indonesian informants that it is impossible to mention them all. Moreover, some of them would not appreciate being singled out by name. But while offering them these general thanks I am thinking of them all individually. In spite of all the help given and patience shown me, this publication is bound to be full of shortcomings. An older Muslim friend, however, once encouraged me by reminding me that perfection belongs only to God (al-kamal li'llah). Nevertheless, I should like to offer my apologies for errors and mistakes; I would appreciate it if readers drew my attention to them.

Hezbollah: The Story of the Party of God

From Revolution to Institutionalization
Author: E. Azani
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230116299
Category: Political Science
Page: 293
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The book examines the Hezbollah movement from a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, historical, and systematic perspective to explain how it has evolved since its inception in the early 1980s to the present.

Political Islam

Revolution, Radicalism, Or Reform?
Author: John L. Esposito
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
ISBN: 9781555872625
Category: Religion
Page: 281
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"For more than a decade, policymakers and observers in the Muslim world and the West have struggled with the specter of political Islam -- or "Islamic fundamentalism"--Often confounded by myriad and contradictory images. This book offers a thorough, objective examination of the impact of political Islam on domestic and international politics in countries ranging from North Africa to South Asia. Covering both governments and Islamic movements and organizations, the authors analyze the multifaceted nature and dynamics of contemporary Islamic politics in the context of three perspectives: the struggle between governments and illegal opposition; Islam within the political process; and the international relations of political Islam. They make a seminal contribution to the understanding of a phenomenon that incorporates extremists as well as moderates, and demagogues as well as representative populist movements." -- Publisher description.

The Last Great Revolution

Turmoil and Transformation in Iran
Author: Robin Wright
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307766076
Category: History
Page: 384
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Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment of women to the blossoming of a movie industry and an independent press. She demonstrates why Iran's Islamic revolution equals the French and Russian revolutions in new ideas and impact, while standing alone as "the last great revolution" of the modern era. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy

Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies
Author: Nader Hashemi
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199886520
Category: Religion
Page: 310
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Islam's relationship to liberal-democratic politics has emerged as one of the most pressing and contentious issues in international affairs. In Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy, Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief among social scientists that religious politics and liberal-democratic development are structurally incompatible. This book argues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal democracy. In the process, it proves that an indigenous theory of Muslim secularism is not only possible, but is a necessary requirement for the advancement of liberal democracy in Muslim societies.

Revelation And Revolution In Islam


Author: Ziaul Haque
Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
ISBN: 9788171561582
Category:
Page: 266
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This Book Discusses The Lives, Mis¬Sions, Characters, Roles, Struggles And Achievements Of The Prophet Revolutionaries Of Islam. These Men Appeared In Pre-Capitalist Times To Liberate Humanity From The Yoke Of Oppression And Slavery. The Author Focuses On The Nature Of Prophecy, Revelation And Revolution. He Answers The Following Questions : What Is Truth? What Is The Social Significance Of The Religious Conception Of Revelatory Truth? What Is The Difference Between Revelatory Truth, Revolutionary Principle And Ritual?The Prophet Revolutionaries Discus¬Sed In This Book Are : Nuh, Hud, Salih, Ibrahim, Shuayb. Musa, Isa And Muhammad. These Men Fought Against The Community Of Oppressors, The Qura Zalima, And Guided, Mobilized And Organised The Rebels, The Poor And The Weak And Led The Struggle To Establish A Just And Egalitarian Social Order In Society.

The Iranian Revolution and the Resurgence of Islam


Author: Barry Rubin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1633559742
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 87
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The Iranian Revolution and the Resurgence of Islam examines the history and ideology of the modern Islamist movement, discussing the Iranian Revolution, other examples of revolutionary Islamism during the 1980s and 1990s, and the state of jihadism today.

A History of Islamic Societies


Author: Ira M. Lapidus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521779333
Category: History
Page: 970
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An accessible worldwide history of Muslim societies provides updated coverage of each country and region, in a volume that discusses their origins and evolution while offering insight into historical processes that shaped contemporary Islam and surveying its growing influence. Simultaneous. (Social Science)

Reflections on the Revolution In Europe

Immigration, Islam, and the West
Author: Christopher Caldwell
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780385529242
Category: Social Science
Page: 448
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In light of cultural crises such as the Danish cartoon controversy and the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris, Christopher Caldwell’s incisive perspective has never been more timely or indispensible. Reflections on the Revolution in Europe is destined to become the classic work on how Muslim immigration permanently reshaped the West. This provocative and unflinching analysis of Europe’s unexpected influx of immigrants investigates the increasingly prominent Muslim populations actively shaping the future of the continent. Muslims dominate or nearly dominate many important European cities, including Amsterdam and Rotterdam, Strasbourg and Marseille, the Paris suburbs and East London, and in those cities Islam has challenged the European way of life at every turn, becoming, in effect, an “adversary culture.” In Reflections on the Revolution in Europe, Caldwell examines the anger of natives and newcomers alike. He exposes the strange ways in which welfare states interact with Third World customs, the anti-Americanism that brings European natives and Muslim newcomers together, and the arguments over women and sex that drive them apart. He considers the appeal of sharia, “resistance,” and jihad to a second generation that is more alienated from Europe than the first, and addresses a crisis of faith among native Europeans that leaves them with a weak hand as they confront the claims of newcomers. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Islam and the Myth of Confrontation

Religion and Politics in the Middle East
Author: Fred Halliday
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860648687
Category: Political Science
Page: 255
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The September 11 Effect Interpreting the Middle East The Middle East and International Politics The Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective The Gulf War, 1990-91 Part Two Myths of Confrontation Islam and the West: 'Threat of Islam' or 'Threat to Islam'? Human Rights and the Islamic Middle East: Universalism and Relativism Anti-Muslimism and Contemporary Politics: One Ideology or Many? Conclusion: 'Orientalism' and its Critics.

Die H2-Revolution

wenn es kein Öl mehr gibt ... ; mit neuer Energie für eine gerechte Weltwirtschaft
Author: Jeremy Rifkin
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 9783593370972
Category: Globalization
Page: 304
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Während die Ära fossiler Brennstoffe zur Neige geht, bahnt sich eine neue Energieform an, die unsere Zivilisation revolutionieren könnte. Der Autor legt dar, dass in der neuen Energiewirtschaft jeder Mensch mit Hilfe von Brennstoffzellen Energie produzieren und in Wasserstoffenergienetze einspeisen kann. Zum ersten Mal besteht die Möglichkeit, eine basisdemokratische Energieversorgung einzuführen. Wasserstoff hat das Potenzial, die weltweite Abhängigkeit von Ölimporten zu beenden und damit auch die gefährlichen Machtspiele zwischen den politisch häufig instabilen ölproduzierenden Staaten und den westlichen Nationen.