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The Journey to Democracy

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Convinced that staying at home was a more worthy cause than returning to Paris to pursue his postgraduate studies, Ghannouchi puts his foot on the road to Islamic political activism that lead him to ... More


Introduction: Structure, Arguments, and Conceptual Framework

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas, which was established at the beginning of the first Palestinian uprising in December 1987. This analysis of Hamas focuses on its social ... More


A Brief History of Hamas and the Islamic Movement in Palestine

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides background and a general context for examining Hamas' specific role as social actor. The Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas was born with the first Palestinian uprising, or ... More


Indonesia: Greening the Pancasila State

Robert R. Bianchi

in Guests of God: Pilgrimage and Politics in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195171075
eISBN:
9780199835102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171071.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

When Suharto began losing support in the military, he tried to shore up popularity by making the Indonesian hajj the largest in the world and dragging his whole family to Mecca to deflect outrage ... More


Reform in Context III: Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia

Roman Loimeier

in Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter departs from both preceding as well as following chapters in so far as it does focus on four local contexts, namely Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. These case studies serve to ... More


Morocco: Support for the Status Quo

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Morocco, highlighting how citizens across the North African monarchy rationalize authoritarianism through the prism of strategic utility to U.S. (and EU) ties. Morocco ... More


Palestine and Saudi Arabia and the Limits of Democracy

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends the analysis to Palestine and Saudi Arabia. In 2002, the road map for peace adopted by the European Union, United States, Russian, and the United Nations called for the necessity ... More


Islamic Banks: The Rise of a New Power Alliance of Wealth and Shari'a Scholarship

Monzer Kahf

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Islamic banking in the Arab World had created a new political alliance that unexpectedly emerged out of the working relationships between the rich and wealthy on one hand and many shariah ... More


Islamic Social Movements and the Syrian Authoritarian Regime: Shifting Patterns of Control and Accommodation

Teije Hidde Donker

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the scope and limits of Islamist activism in a secular authoritarian context, arguing that multiple Islamic movements exist within Syria. It also contends that the concept of ... More


Introduction: Between Movement and Party

Esen Kirdiş

in The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the research question and definitions of the book. It also sets out a methodology to compare Islamic movements across countries and within the same country. Lastly, this ... More


The Politics of Islamic Finance

Clement Henry and Rodney Wilson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Can the contemporary Islamic finance movement be shown to meet the requirements of modern commerce? In the wake of the terrorist attacks on America, the UN Security Council passed a resolution ... More


Islam on Campus

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Islam on CampusThis chapter chronicles the rise of al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya through the students who built it. It traces the process of their intellectual discovery and the development of the group’s ... More


Introducing Desiring Subjects

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book describes the geographies of desire that underlie subject formation in women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It attempts to further ... More


Introduction

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about ideological encounter between Islam and African Americans. The book traces the history of the proto-Islamic black-nationalist spin-off ... More


Women’s Islamic Movements in the Making

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter lays out the main themes in the historical processes contextualizing women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It analyzes the relationship between the projects of secularization instituted by ... More


Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Abdullah Al-Arian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This groundbreaking book examines the means by which the Muslim Brotherhood was reconstituted during the years of Anwar al-Sadat’s presidency. By including an analysis of structural, ideological, and ... More


“The Worst Enemy of Islam”: The Islamic movement of uzbekistan Against germany

Guido W. Steinberg

in German Jihad: On the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159920
eISBN:
9780231500531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159920.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows how the internationalization processes analyzed in Chapter 1 also affected organizations such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), which in turn integrated about a dozen ... More


Introduction

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One important caveat needs to be considered. Even before U.S. President Barack Obama emphasized the primacy of change as a driving force, globalization has meant that today there is little room for ... More


Reconsidering Women’s Desires in Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter summarizes the themes running through the preceding chapters and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to provide a more nuanced picture of the experiences of the women ... More


Conclusion: The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties

Esen Kirdiş

in The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The last chapter asks how the decision regarding participation versus non-participation in the party system contributed to Islamic movement differentiation, what this decision meant for the political ... More


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