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Introduction

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the argument of the book, identifies the limitations of previous scholarship, describes the research design, and provides the road map for the rest of the book. The chapter ... More


The Protesting Middle East

Bahgat Korany and Rabab El-Mahdi

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the failure of comparative politics of the Middle East to foresee the Arab uprisings that swept the region in 2011. It argues that except for few attempts, the field's focus on ... More


Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Firat Oruc (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Scholars and policymakers, struggling to make sense of the ongoing chaos in the Middle East, have focused on the possible causes of the escalation in both inter-state and intra-state conflict. But ... More


The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748693023
eISBN:
9781474406086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Road to Iraq is an empirical investigation that explains the causes of the Iraq War, identifies its main agents, and demonstrates how the war was sold to decision makers and by decision makers to ... More


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

Esen Kirdis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Although regarded as a single community of Islamists, Islamic political movements utilise vastly different means to pursue their goals. This book examines why some Islamic movements facing the same ... More


Introduction

Michael Hoffman

in Faith in Numbers: Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197538012
eISBN:
9780197538043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538012.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the key issues addressed in the book. Why does religion sometimes strengthen support for democracy and sometimes do just the opposite? This book argues that theological ... More


Faith in Numbers: Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Michael Hoffman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197538012
eISBN:
9780197538043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Why does religion sometimes promote democracy and sometimes do just the opposite? Theology alone cannot explain the wide variety of influences religion has on democratic attitudes and behaviours. ... More


The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Throughout the turbulent history of the Levant the Alawis — a secretive, resilient and ancient Muslim sect — have aroused suspicion and animosity, including accusations of religious heresy. More ... More


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