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Islamist Parties and Transformation in Tunisia and Morocco

Francesco Cavatorta and Fabio Merone

in Social Currents in North Africa: Culture and Governance after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876036
eISBN:
9780190943127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876036.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter surveys the most important debates generated by these research agendas, and argues that, despite some impressive contributions, their focus remains generally limited to certain aspects ... More


The Copts’ Islamist Experience

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter inverts the usual question of the Islamist position on the Coptic question, to ask what are Coptic perceptions of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist project. It examines the ... More


The Foreign Policy of Islamist Political Parties: Ideology in Practice

Mohamed-Ali Adraoui (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426640
eISBN:
9781474449779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Does political Islam have a specific vision of global politics? How has the foreign policy of Islamist forces developed in order to impose their ideas onto the diplomatic agenda of other countries? ... More


The Maghreb a World Apart

Marina and David Ottaway

in A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The uprisings had unique consequences for Tunisia and Morocco. They led to the integration of Islamist parties into the political system, and introduced a political process based on carefully crafted ... More


Staging Harmony, Guarding Community

Maureen Jackson

in Mixing Musics: Turkish Jewry and the Urban Landscape of a Sacred Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804780155
eISBN:
9780804785662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780155.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

After the mid-1980s, we witness a shift from ongoing visitations and networking between Turkish Jewish and non-Jewish musicians to religious music-making in increasingly security-conscious synagogues ... More


Harbingers of Change?: Women in Islamist Parties

in Secularizing Islamists?: Jama'at-e-Islami and Jama'at-ud-Da'wa in Urban Pakistan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226384689
eISBN:
9780226384702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384702.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter emphasizes the significant role that women play within the Islamist groups. Both Jama'at-e-Islami and the Jama'at-ud-Da'wa have very committed women activists. The chapter addresses the ... More


Identity, Social Repression, and Public Policy: A Case Study of Anatolian Towns

Binnaz Toprak

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is anchored in the view that true individual freedom includes freedom from religion, or the liberty to live a life free of communal religious definitions of what is moral or proper. The ... More


Revolution And Constitution In The Arab World, 2011–12

SaAmir Arjomand

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Considering constitutions as the formalization of political reconstruction and the establishment of new ruling bargains for regimes following revolutions, this chapter traces the evolution of the new ... More


Toward a ‘Democracy with Democrats’ in Tunisia: Mutual Accommodation Between Islamic and Secular Activists

Alfred Stepan

in Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876081
eISBN:
9780190943097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876081.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 1 is explicitly anchored in democratic transition theory, while introducing a dimension that democratic transition theory had never much considered: religion. By contrasting Tunisia with ... More


Are Muslim Democrats a Threat to Secularism and Freedom of Religion?: The Turkish Case

Talip Küçükcan

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In contrast to those who see the Islamic movement in Turkey as a threat to liberty, the chapter provides evidence for a positive push by the AK Party for democratic constitutional reforms and ... More


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