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A Muslim Archipelago

A Muslim Archipelago

Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

Democracy in Islamic Political Thought

Democracy in Islamic Political Thought

Democracy has preoccupied Arab political thinkers since the dawn of the modern Arab renaissance about two centuries ago. Since then, the concept of democracy has changed and developed under the influence of a variety of social and political developments.

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. v

Islamische Politische Kultur, Demokratie, und Menschenrechte

Islamische Politische Kultur, Demokratie, und Menschenrechte

A Comparative Study

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’.

Demokratisierung und islamische Politik: Eine Studie über die Wasat Partei in Ägypten

Demokratisierung und islamische Politik: Eine Studie über die Wasat Partei in Ägypten

The aim of this article is to explore the often contradictory correlation between democratization and Islamic politics in Egypt, focusing on a new Islamic political party, the Wasat Party (Ḥizb al-Wasaṭ).

The Lives of Hasan al Banna & Syed Qutb.

The Lives of Hasan al Banna & Syed Qutb.

Die Muslimbruderschaft (Ikhwan al Muslimeen) was founded by Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) in the Egyptian town of al- Isma’iliyyah in 1928. The son of an Azharite scholar, who earned his livelihood by repairing watches, Hasan al-Banna showed from his early school-days an inclination and great zeal for calling people to Islamic values and traditions.

Sayyid Qutb: The Karl Marx of the Islamic Revolution

Sayyid Qutb: The Karl Marx of the Islamic Revolution

Sayyid Qutb (Oktober 9, 1906-August 29, 1966), the Egyptian literary critic, philosopher, and theorist of the contemporary jihadist movement is only becoming a familiar name in the West in recent years, but his voluminous writings have had and continue to have enormous impact in the Muslim world.

Im Schatten eines arabischen Caesar: Sayyid Qutb und die Radikalisierung der Moderne islamischen Fundamentalismus

Im Schatten eines arabischen Caesar: Sayyid Qutb und die Radikalisierung der Moderne islamischen Fundamentalismus

[Translate] Research “We are the umma of the believers, living within a jahili society. As a community of believers we should see ourselves in a state of war with the state and the society. The territory we dwell in is the House of War.”1 These were the words of Sayyid Qutb in an Egyptian military court in April, […]

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.

Islamist Parties : why they can’t be democratic

Islamist Parties : why they can’t be democratic

Noting Islamism’s growing appeal and strength on the ground, many Western scholars and officials have been grasping for some way to take an inclusionary approach toward it. In keeping with this desire, it has become fashionable contemptuously to dismiss the idea of insisting on clear and rigorous distinctions as “academic.”

Islamist Parties : going back to the origins

Islamist Parties : going back to the origins

How should we understand the emergence and the nature of Islamist parties? Can they reasonably be expected not just to participate in democratic politics but even to respect the norms of liberal democracy? These questions lie at the heart of the issues that we have been asked to address.

STRATEGIEN FÜR Einbeziehung des politischen Islams

STRATEGIEN FÜR Einbeziehung des politischen Islams

Political Islam is the single most active political force in the Middle East today. Its future is intimately tied to that of the region. If the United States and the European Union are committed to supporting political reform in the region.

Islamist Parties : participation without power

Islamist Parties : participation without power

Over the last two decades, social and political movements grounding their ideologies in references to Islam have sought to become legal political parties in many countries of the Middle East and North Africa.

Beheben von America's islamistischen Dilemma: Lehren aus Süd-und Südostasien

Beheben von America's islamistischen Dilemma: Lehren aus Süd-und Südostasien

US-. efforts to promote democracy in the Middle East have long been paralyzed by the “Islamist dilemma”: in theory, we want democracy, but, in practice, fear that Islamist parties will be the prime beneficiaries of any political opening.

Islamist parties : Three kinds of movements

Islamist parties : Three kinds of movements

Between 1991 und 2001, the world of political Islam became significantly more diverse. Today, the term “Islamist”—used to describe a political perspective centrally informed by a set of religious interpretations and commitments—can be applied to such a wide array of groups as to be almost meaningless.

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