The Politics of Islamic Reassertion RLE Politics of Islam

More particularly it is the outcome of the debate which followed the Iranian
Revolution, both in the Western media and among Western academics and
public personalities, about the 'political resurgence of Islam'. This debate threw
up a ...

Author: Mohammed Ayoob

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134611102

Category: Reference

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The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth centuries of the long Ottoman domination of Eastern Europe. This book constitutes a counterweight to such monolithic perceptions of Islam. It surveys the nature of opinion and of government in the larger Muslim regions of the world, and the position of Muslims in states where they are not the dominant population. Each contributor expresses his own assessment of the regional data, and the editor’s concluding chapter draws together the threads of a work which will form an important contribution to international understanding and a first breach in the ‘Green Curtain’ dividing East and West. First published in 1981.
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Islamic Reassertion in Pakistan

Supporters of Islamization assert that women will finally receive their due under
Islamic law : that they will inherit lands ; be protected by separate courts ; and no
longer face the indignity of laboring before men . Opponents contest this view ...

Author: Anita M. Weiss

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 0815623755

Category: Political Science

Page: 168

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Islam and the State in Indonesia

intellectualism and examines its implications for articulation of new Islamic
political ideas and practices. ... ed., The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (London:
Croom Helm, 1981); Edward Mortimer, Faith and Power: The Politics of Islam (
London: ...

Author: Bahtiar Effendy

Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

ISBN: 9789812300836

Category: Indonesia

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This book explains the relationship between Islam and the state and politics in contemporary Indonesia. President Soeharto's departure from office in May 1998 brought tremendous and far-reaching impacts to Indonesia's political landscape. At least 181 new political parties came into being, a sizeable portion of which use Islam as their symbol and ideological basis.
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Muslim Politics

The Politics of Islamic Reassertion. London: Croom Helm. Ayubi, Nazih N. 1991.
Political Islam: Religion and Politics in the Arab World. London: Routledge.
______ . 1993. “Is Democracy Possible in the Middle East?” Paper delivered at
the ...

Author: Dale F. Eickelman

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691187785

Category: Social Science


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In this updated paperback edition, Dale Eickelman and James Piscatori explore how the politics of Islam play out in the lives of Muslims throughout the world. They discuss how recent events such as September 11 and the 2003 war in Iraq have contributed to reshaping the political and religious landscape of Muslim-majority countries and Muslim communities elsewhere. As they examine the role of women in public life and Islamic perspectives on modernization and free speech, the authors probe the diversity of the contemporary Islamic experience, suggesting general trends and challenging popular Western notions of Islam as a monolithic movement. In so doing, they clarify concepts such as tradition, authority, ethnicity, pro-test, and symbolic space, notions that are crucial to an in-depth understanding of ongoing political events. This book poses questions about ideological politics in a variety of transnational and regional settings throughout the Muslim world. Europe and North America, for example, have become active Muslim centers, profoundly influencing trends in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, and South and Southeast Asia. The authors examine the long-term cultural and political implications of this transnational shift as an emerging generation of Muslims, often the products of secular schooling, begin to reshape politics and society--sometimes in defiance of state authorities. Scholars, mothers, government leaders, and musicians are a few of the protagonists who, invoking shared Islamic symbols, try to reconfigure the boundaries of civic debate and public life. These symbolic politics explain why political actions are recognizably Muslim, and why "Islam" makes a difference in determining the politics of a broad swath of the world.
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Islam Politics Afghanistan N

Some New Approaches. Ann Arbor. Asmussen, J. 1981 Islam. Copenhagen.
Ayoob, M. 1979 "Two Faces of Political Islam: Iran and Pakistan Compared'. In:
Asian Survey, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 535-547. 1981 The Politics of Islamic

Author: Asta Olesen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136102981

Category: Social Science

Page: 351

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The years 1978 and 1979 were dramatic throughout south and western Asia. In Iran, the Pahlavi dynasty was toppled by an Islamic revolution. In Pakistan, Zulfigar Ali Bhutto was hanged by the military regime that toppled him and which then proceeded to implement an Islamization programme. Between the two lay Afghanistan whose "Saur Revolution" of April 1978 soon developed into a full scale civil war and Soviet intervention. The military struggle that followed was largely influenced by Soviet-US rivalry but the ideological struggle followed a dynamic of its own. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including such previously unused archival material as British Intelligence reports, this is a detailed study of the Afghan debate on the role of Islam in politics from the formation of the modern Afghan state around 1800 to the present day.
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The Politics of Islam in Contemporary Malaysia

In The Politics of Islamic Reassertion , ed . Mohammed Ayoob . London : Croom
Helm . Dekmejian , R . Hrair . 1988 . “ Islamic Revival : Catalyst , Categories and
Consequences . ” In The Politics of Islamic Revivalism : Diversity and Unity , ed .

Author: Kamarulnizam Abdullah


ISBN: UOM:39015061502715

Category: Daʻwah (Islam)

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This book focuses on two major Malay politic parties, UMNO and PAS, two major dakwah movements, ABIM and Al-Arqam, to analyse and to examine their impact on Malaysian politics. This book explores the role of Islam in Malay society and politics and tries to establish a systematic linkage between Islam and Malay unity.
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The Islamic Threat

The Politics of Islamic Reassertion. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. Ayoub,
Mahmoud M. Islam and the Third Universal Theory: The Religious Thought of
Muammar alQadhdhafi. London: KPI, 1987. Ayubi, Nazih. Political Islam: Religion

Author: John L. Esposito

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199826650

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

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Are Islam and the West on a collision course? From the Ayatollah Khomeini to Saddam Hussein, the image of Islam as a militant, expansionist, and rabidly anti-American religion has gripped the minds of Western governments and media. But these perceptions, John L. Esposito writes, stem from a long history of mutual distrust, criticism, and condemnation, and are far too simplistic to help us understand one of the most important political issues of our time. In this new edition of The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?, Esposito places the challenge of Islam in critical perspective. Exploring the vitality of this religion as a global force and the history of its relations with the West, Esposito demonstrates the diversity of the Islamic resurgence--and the mistakes our analysts make in assuming a hostile, monolithic Islam. This third edition has been expanded to include new material on current affairs in Turkey, Afghanistan, Palestine, and Southeast Asia, as well as a discussion of international terrorism.
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Development Models in Muslim Contexts

His books include: The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (New York: St. Martin's
Press, 1981) and The Third World Security Predicament: State Making, Regional
Conflict, and the International System (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, ...

Author: Robert Springborg

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9780748641772

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Recent discussions of the 'Chinese economic development model', the emergence of an alternative 'Muslim model' over the past quarter century and the faltering globalisation of the 'Washington Consensus' all point to the need to investigate more systematically the nature of these models and their competitive attractions. This is especially the case in the Muslim world which both spans different economic and geographic categories and is itself the progenitor of a development model. The 'Chinese model' has attracted the greatest attention in step with that country's phenomenal growth and therefore provides the primary focus for this book. This volume examines the characteristics of this model and its reception in two major regions of the world - Africa and Latin America. It also investigates the current competition over development models across Muslim contexts. The question of which model or models, if any, will guide development in Muslim majority countries is vital not only for them, but for the world as a whole. This is the first political economy study to address this vital question as well as the closely related issue of the centrality of governance to development.
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Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East RLE Politics of Islam

Sabri Sayarl One of the most striking developments affecting the predominantly
Muslim states of the contemporary ... and as a political force which can be
exploited by both government and political opposition movements, Islam has
reasserted ...

Author: Metin Heper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134608027

Category: Reference

Page: 132

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The recent resurgence of Islam in the Middle East is a far more complex phenomenon than is often suggested by those analyses which reduce recent developments in the area to no more than an intensification of religiosity. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East challenges that perception of the contemporary Middle East. It explores the nature of the Islamic revival and attempts to establish the original impulse behind particular instances of Islamic resurgence. It also examines the degree to which religious institutions have served as a mechanism for expressing secular demands and frustrations and investigates to what extent politics is a functional alternative to religion. First published in 1984.
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The Politics of Islamic Resurgence through Western Eyes

Religion and Politics . Political Anthropology , no . 3 . New Brunswick , N . J . :
Transaction Books , 1984 . Ayoob , Mohammed , ed . The Politics of Islamic
Reassertion . London : Croom Helm , 1981 . Bannerman , Patrick . Islam in
Perspective ...

Author: Aḥmad Ibn Yūsuf


ISBN: STANFORD:36105070194183

Category: Islam

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Archiv Orient ln

Mohammad Ayoob , Croom Helm , The Politics of Islamic Reassertion . London
1982 , 256 pp . Reviewed by Ladislav Krázl . Since the Islamic Revolution in Iran
, the discussion of Islamic reassertion in relation to its challenge to Western ...

Author: Orientální ústav (Akademie věd České republiky)


ISBN: UOM:39015061935659

Category: Africa


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Included section "Book reviews"
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Islam in Malaysian Foreign Policy

326; Mohamed Abu Bakar, “Ulama, Oil and Electoral Politics”, Ilmu Masyarakat: 6
, p. 37. ... 26; Clive Kessler, “Malaysia: Islamic Revivalism and Political
Disaffection in ... The Politics of Islamic Reassertion, London, Croom Helm, 1981,
p. 176.

Author: Shanti Nair

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134960996

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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A case study of a multi-ethnic Muslim state and a contribution to the study of the domestic functions of foreign policy. The book also addresses the real and imagined significance of Islam as a force in contemporary global politics.
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Islam in a Changing World

The ideologization of Islam, whereby Islam becomes a comprehensive political
ideology, has been referred to in the scholarly literature and in the popular mass
media as Islamic revivalism, Islamic reassertion, Islamic resurgence, political ...

Author: Anders Jerichow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136795893

Category: Social Science

Page: 220

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Papers from a conference held in Copenhagen in 1996 on the compatibility between Islam and universal norms and values, and the perspectives for dialogue and mutual understanding.
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Islam in the Modern World RLE Politics of Islam

In most of the Islamic world the political leaders had long been preoccupied with
liberation from colonialism, and many ... the laws and practice of Islam to these
foreign and essentially materialistic ideologies, there has been a reassertion of ...

Author: Denis MacEoin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134609147

Category: Reference

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In recent years, events in the Islamic world have captured the attention of the West to an unprecedented degree. However, much of the media coverage of events like the Islamic revolution in Iran has merely reinforced current prejudices and misconceptions about Islam. This collection of essays, by specialists in a variety of disciplines, gives an impressionistic overview of contemporary Islam. Different areas of Islamic life are singled out for special attention; these include the problem of relations between Islam and the West, the role of the Sufi orders and the revival of religious fundamentalism, Islam and the feminine, Islamic economics and Islamic architecture. Geographically, the essays cover a wide area, ranging over Sudan, Turkey, Iran, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Each discussion should appeal to the layman and specialist alike and collectively they bring together a comprehensive range of material not often covered in one volume. Above all, they cut across the stereotypes of Islam found in the popular media, to reveal facets of a complex, living tradition often unsuspected in the West. First published in 1983.
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[ 9487 ] Anwar - ul - Haq , M . " Influence of Muslim Political Theorists on Medieval
European Political Thought . " Islamic Culture : vol . 32 , 1958 . pp . 186 - 189 . [
9488 ] Ayoob , Mohammed ( ed . ) . The Politics of Islamic Reassertion . London ...



ISBN: STANFORD:36105118078364

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Street Level Democracy Political Settings at the Margins of Global Power

Perhaps themost salient feature of what is referred to variouslyas the “Islamic
resurgence,” or the“Islamic reassertion,” is that Islam has becomethe languageof
politics all over theMuslim world, providing the vocabulary and idiomsfor the ...

Author: Jonathan Barker

Publisher: Between the Lines

ISBN: 9781926662404


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Using colourful and detailed case material, Street-Level Democracy introduces a new method of researching everyday politics. It is a wide-ranging book that traces the conflicts between global power and local action. People in farming communities, town mosques, city markets, and fishing communities suffer the effects of wrenching change, but live far from the centres of power. From Britain and small-town USA to Nigeria, India, and Nicaragua, citizens everywhere grapple with the politics of everyday life.
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Gandhi Marg

116 , referred to in K . R . Singh , " North Africa , " Mohammad Ayoob , ed . , The
Politics of Islamic Reassertion ( London : Croom Helm , 1981 ) , p . 69 . 13 . Ruth
First , Libya : The Elusive Revolution ( Harmondsworth : Penguin African Library ...



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Politics and Cultures of Islamization in Southeast Asia

Islam . In : Al - Turas , Majalah Ilmiah , Badan Peneribitan , IAIN “ Iman Bonjol " ,
Padang IV / 7 ( July - September 1993 ) . Funston , John ( 1981 ) : " The Politics of
Islamic Reassertion : Malaysia " . In : Mohammed Ayoob ( ed . ) , The Politics of ...

Author: Georg Stauth

Publisher: Transcript Publishing

ISBN: UOM:39015056510814

Category: History

Page: 300

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This book is dedicated to cultural and political figures, insti-tutions and ideas in a period of transition in Muslim soci-eties in Southeast Asia, Malaysia and Indonesia. It also tackles some of the flavors of civilizing processes in Singapore and surrounding areas. Its focus is on how Islam was re-created as an intellectual and sociopolitical tradition in Southeast Asia in the 1990s. Subjects of this inquiry include scholars who study Islam both as a textual and local tradition, students who take the heartlands of Islam as imaginative landscapes for cultural transformation, and politicians and institutions concerned with transmitting the idea of "Islamization." Georg Stauth is an Orientalist and sociologist who specializes on the Middle East and has spent several years in Southeast Asia. Using this vantage point, he observes the emerging ideas of a modern Islamic future as forces of both local self-assertiveness and transnational relations.
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Politics of the Future

( 1981 ) The Politics of Islamic Reassertion , London , Croom Helm . Birch , A . H .
( 1978 ) ' Minority Nationalist Movements and Theories of Political Integration ' ,
World Politics , 30 , ( 3 ) . Che Man , W . K . ( 1987 ) Muslim Separatism : The ...

Author: Christine Jennett

Publisher: South Melbourne : MacMillan

ISBN: UVA:X001741148

Category: Political participation

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