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IRANIAN WOMEN AFTER THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION

IRANIAN WOMEN AFTER THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION

More than thirty years have passed since the triumph of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, yet there remain a number of questions and ambiguities about the way the Islamic Republic and its laws deal with contemporary problems and current circumstances, particularly with regard to women and women’s rights.

ISLAM AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY

ISLAM AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY

TWO VISIONS OF REFORMATION

Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights

It has been argued that Islam facilitates authoritarianism, contradicts the values of Western societies, and significantly affects important political outcomes in Muslim nations. Consequently, scholars, commentators, and government officials frequently point to ‘‘Islamic fundamentalism’’ as the next ideological threat to liberal democracies.

Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracy, and Human Rights

A Comparative Study

High noon in Egypt

High noon in Egypt

The parallels between President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and the deposed shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi of Iran, are attention-getting.

The Political Revival of Islam: The Case of Egypt

The Political Revival of Islam: The Case of Egypt

e Middle East was the cradle of the world’s three great monotheistic religions,and to this day they continue to play a very important role it its affairs.

OF ISLAMISTS AND BALLOT BOXES

OF ISLAMISTS AND BALLOT BOXES

RETHINKING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISLAMISMS AND ELECTORAL POLITICS

Syrian Muslim Brothers and the Syrian-Iranian Relationship.

Syrian Muslim Brothers and the Syrian-Iranian Relationship.

The ‘Alawis of Syria are part of the Shi’a stream; this has led to an alliance with Iran, the center of Shi’ite Islam.

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