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Rethinking Islam And Liberal Democracy

Islamist Women In Turkish Politics

by Yesim Arat

  • 157 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Women in politics,
  • Political parties,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Turkey,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology,
  • Government - International,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Muslim women,
  • Islam - Sufi,
  • Political activity,
  • Refah Partisi (Turkey),
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803448M
    ISBN 100791464652
    ISBN 109780791464656

    Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracyargues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal democracy. In the process, it proves that an indigenous theory of Muslim secularism is not only possible, but is a necessary requirement for the advancement of liberal democracy in.   Islam's relationship to liberal-democratic politics has emerged as one of the most pressing and contentious issues in international affairs. In Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy, Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief among social scientists that religious politics and liberal-democratic development are structurally incompatible/5.

    In Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy, Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief among social scientists that religious politics and liberal-democratic development are structurally incompatible. This book argues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal.   Rethinking political Islam Brookings Institution Will McCants for a panel discussion on the findings and conclusions of their new book, "Rethinking Political Islam." Islam: Debating.

    “Liberal Islam” is not a contradiction in terms; it is a thriving tradition and undergoing a revival within the last generation. This anthology presents the work of 32 prominent Muslims who are share parallel concerns with Western liberalism: separation of church and state, democracy, the rights of women and minorities, freedom of thought.   For years, scholars hypothesized about what Islamists might do if they ever came to power. Now, they have answers: confusing ones, according to a new book, Rethinking Political Islam, edited by Shadi Hamid and William McCants: In the Levant, ISIS established a government by brute force, implementing an extreme interpretation of Islamic law.


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“Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy is a very useful and informative book.” ― Perspectives on Politics “This study is commendable for documenting a period of recent Turkish history, and for doing so from the point of view of the participants themselves.” ― Middle East JournalPrice: $ “Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy is a very useful and informative book.” ― Perspectives on Politics “This study is commendable for documenting a period of recent Turkish history, and for doing so from the point of view of the participants themselves.”Manufacturer: SUNY Press.

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy examines the experiences of these women, who represented an unprecedented phenomenon within Turkish politics. Using in-depth interviews, Yesçim Arat reveals how the women of the party broadened the parameters of democratic participation and challenged preconceived notions of what Islam can entail in a.

-- Comparative Politics "Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy is a very useful and informative book." -- Perspectives on Politics "This study is commendable for documenting a period of recent Turkish history, and for doing so from the point of view of the participants themselves.".

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Turkey, no secular party has approximated /5(3). “Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy is a very useful and informative book.” — Perspectives on Politics “This study is commendable for documenting a period of recent Turkish history, and for doing so from the point of view of the participants themselves.” — Middle East Journal.

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy examines the experiences of these women, who represented an unprecedented phenomenon within Turkish politics.

Using in-depth interviews, Yeşim Arat reveals how the women of the party broadened the parameters of democratic participation and challenged preconceived notions of what Islam can entail in a /5(15).

Examines the experiences of women activists of the Islamist Refah (Welfare) party in Turkey, no secular party has approximated the high levels of membership and intense activism of women within the Islamist Refah (Welfare) Party.

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy Price: $ Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy examines the experiences of these women, who represented an unprecedented phenomenon within Turkish politics.

Using in-depth interviews, Yesim Arat reveals how the women of the party broadened the parameters of democratic participation and challenged preconceived notions of what Islam can entail in a.

Throughout the book, Arat herself points out that, in this case, women can afford to be idealistic and advocate a certain vision of Islam because their acquired rights are not at stake. Finally, the book illustrates to what extent a certain vision of Islam is compatible with liberalism and democracy and the potentials for : Vânia Carvalho Pinto.

Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy is divided into five chapRethinking chapters in addition to the Introduction and Conclusion. Chapter one, titled “Women of the Republic and Islam: Between the Private and the Political,” examines the consequences of being an Islamist woman in the Turkish context.

This chapter examines the question of Islam and democracy by way of four arguments. First, when empirical measures rather than imagined civilizational traits are referenced, it turns out that there is no democracy deficit in the broader Muslim world; a significant number of non-Arab Muslim countries have made impressive headway toward consolidating electoral democracy.

In Rethinking Political Islam, two of the leading scholars on Islamism, Shadi Hamid and William McCants, have gathered a group of leading specialists in the field to explain how an array of.

Legal scholar L. Ali Khan argues that Islam is fully compatible with democracy. In his book, A Theory of Universal Democracy, Khan provides a critique of liberal democracy and secularism.

He presents the concept of "fusion state" in which religion and state are fused. democracy” (90). Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy should be of interest to a number of groups.

It should be of interest to anyone examining the compatibility of Islam and a secular democracy. In terms of its structure and methodology, this book could also function as a useful guide for any budding social scientist. Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change By Ali Mirsepassi New York University Press, Read preview Overview TURKEY: Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics By Özdalga, Elisabeth The Middle East Journal, Vol.

59, No. 4, Autumn Get this from a library. Rethinking Islam and liberal democracy: Islamist women in Turkish politics. [Yeşim Arat].

Request PDF | Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics | In Turkey, no secular party has approximated the high levels of Author: Yeşim Arat.

For years, scholars hypothesized about what Islamists might do if they ever came to power. Now, they have answers: confusing ones. In the Levant, ISIS established a government by brute force, implementing an extreme interpretation of Islamic law. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Tunisia's Ennahda Party governed in coalition with two secular parties, ratified a.

Islam, Secularism and Liberal Democracy, by Nader Hashemi Islam, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Hashemi's book is undoubtedly a weighty contribution on. In Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy, Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief among social scientists that religious politics and liberal-democratic development are structurally incompatible.

This book argues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal /5(3).Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy argues for a rethinking of democratic theory so that it incorporates the variable of religion in the development of liberal democracy.

In the process, it proves that an indigenous theory of Muslim secularism is not only possible, but is a necessary requirement for the advancement of liberal democracy in.[The book] leaves the readers with some unanswered questions, but these shortcomings do not diminish the great value of this book, which on the whole is a welcome addition to the literature on the subject and will be very useful for specialists of Islam, the Middle East, and global policymakers alike.'.