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

Esen Kirdis

Abstract

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 socio-political structures pursue different political paths, while their counterparts in diverse contexts make similar political choices. Based on qualitative fieldwork involving personal interviews with Islamic politicians, journalists, and ideologues – conducted both before and after the Arab Spring – this study draws close comparisons between six Islamic movements in Jordan, Morocco and Turkey. I ... More

Keywords: Middle East Politics, Islamic movements, Islamic political parties, Religion and Politics, Jordan, Morocco, Turkey, democratisation, Arab Spring, Comparative Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474450676
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Esen Kirdis, author
Rhodes College