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Islam und dem Making of State Power

Islam und dem Making of State Power

In 1979 General Muhammad Zia ul-Haq, die militärischen Herrscher von Pakistan, erklärt, dass Pakistan würde ein islamischer Staat werden. Islamische Werte und Normen würde als Grundlage der nationalen Identität dienen, Gesetz, Wirtschaft, und soziale Beziehungen, und würde inspirieren alle politischen Entscheidungen.

Iranerinnen Nach der Islamischen Revolution

Iranerinnen Nach der Islamischen Revolution

Mehr als dreißig Jahre sind seit dem Sieg der Islamischen Revolution im Iran übergeben, doch gibt es noch eine Reihe von Fragen und Unklarheiten über die Art der Islamischen Republik und ihrer Gesetze befassen sich mit aktuellen Problemen und aktuellen Gegebenheiten, insbesondere im Hinblick auf Frauen und Frauenrechte.

Frauen im Islam

Frauen im Islam

Eine islamische Vorstellung von Frauen aus der Sicht der zeitgenössischen schiitischen Gelehrten im Libanon

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

THE AUDACITY OF A COMMON GROUND?

Islamische Politische Kultur, Demokratie, und Menschenrechte

Islamische Politische Kultur, Demokratie, und Menschenrechte

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

In Search of Islamic Constitutionalism

In Search of Islamic Constitutionalism

While constitutionalism in the West is mostly identified with secular thought, Islamic constitutionalism, which incorporates some religious elements, has attracted growing interest in recent years.

Islam and Islamism in Afghanistan

Islam and Islamism in Afghanistan

The last half-century in particular has seen the recurrent use of religious Islam as ideology, often referred to as political Islam or Islamism, in groups espousing the establishment of an Islamic state.

Ägypten am Tipping Point ?

Ägypten am Tipping Point ?

In the early 1980s, I lived in Cairo as bureau chief of The Washington Post covering such historic events as the withdrawal of the last Israeli forces from Egyptian territory occupied during the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the assassination of President Anwar Sadat by Islamic fanatics in October 1981.

Roots Of Nationalism In The Muslim World

Roots Of Nationalism In The Muslim World

The Muslim world has been characterised by failure, disunity, bloodshed, oppression and backwardness. At present, no Muslim country in the world can rightly claim to be a leader in any field of human activity.

ISLAMIC FAITH in AMERICA

ISLAMIC FAITH in AMERICA

AMERICA BEGINS A NEW MILLENNIUM AS ONE OF THE MOST RELIGIOUSLY diverse nations of all time. Nowhere else in the world do so many people—offered a choice free from government influence—identify with such a wide range of religious and spiritual communities. Nowhere else has the human search for meaning been so varied.

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

Islamist Opposition Parties and the Potential for EU Engagement

In light of the increasing importance of Islamist movements in the Muslim world and the way that radicalisation has influenced global events since the turn of the century, it is important for the EU to evaluate its policies towards actors within what can be loosely termed the ‘Islamic world’.

Political Islam in the Middle East

Political Islam in the Middle East

This report provides an introduction to selected aspects of the phenomenon commonly referred to as “political Islam”. The report gives special emphasis to the Middle East, in particular the Levantine countries, and outlines two aspects of the Islamist movement that may be considered polar opposites: democracy and political violence.

ISLAM, ISLAMISTS, AND THE ELECTORAL PRINCIPLE I N THE MIDDLE EAST

ISLAM, ISLAMISTS, AND THE ELECTORAL PRINCIPLE I N THE MIDDLE EAST

[Translate] James Piscatori For an idea whose time has supposedly come, ÒdemocracyÓ masks an astonishing number of unanswered questions and, in the Muslim world, has generated a remarkable amount of heat. Is it a culturally specific term, reflecting Western European experiences over several centuries? Do non-Western societies possess their own standards of participation and accountabilityÑand […]

Rethinking International Relations Theory in Islam

Rethinking International Relations Theory in Islam

Toward a More Adequate Approach

German Converts to Islam and Their Ambivalent Relations with Immigrant Muslims

German Converts to Islam and Their Ambivalent Relations with Immigrant Muslims

“I would never have become a Muslim if I had met Muslims before I met Islam.” I heard these words over and over again during my yearlong ethnographic research among ethnic German converts to Islam in Berlin.

Progressive Thinking in Contemporary Islam

Progressive Thinking in Contemporary Islam

It seems sensible to start by shedding light on the background context and then to define the broader framework within which theprogressive thinkingin contemporary Islam which we want to discuss is embedded.

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