M. Hakan Yavuz, John L. Esposito (eds.), Turkish Islam and the Secular State: The Gülen MovementIn late , the wave of civil resistance known as the Arab Spring stunned the world as dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya were overthrown, while the regimes of Bahrain, Syria, and Yemen brutally suppressed their own revolutions. The Islamic political parties of Tunisia and Egypt gained particular attention for their success in the national elections following the overthrow of their regimes, and similar electoral success was seen in Morocco and predicted throughout the Arab world and beyond in the broader Middle East and in Southeast Asia. While the opposition movements of the Arab Sp While the opposition movements of the Arab Spring are distinctive, each has raised questions regarding equality, economic justice, democratic participation, and the relationship between Islam and democracy in their respective countries. This book examines these uprisings and the democratic process in the Muslim world, while also analyzing the larger relationship between religion and politics.
Muslims Today: A Radical Reform - Tariq Ramadan with John Esposito
The Politics of Islamism
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Esposito and Emad El-Din Shahin. New York: Oxford University Press, These themes, and the chapters dedicated to them, set the stage for Part Two. In it, eight figures are reviewed as the crucial players in Islamist movements. They are divided into three categories.
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Editors: Esposito , John L. This book offers a nuanced and muti-layered approach towards comprehending the possibilities of democratization or likelihood of authoritarian resilience in the Muslim world. The volume highlights the complex diversity within Islamist movements and parties— characterised by internal tensions, struggles and contestations.