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ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

ISLAM, DEMOCRACY & THE USA:

THE AUDACITY OF A COMMON GROUND?

ISLAM AND THE RULE OF LAW

ISLAM AND THE RULE OF LAW

BETWEEN SHARIA AND SECULARIZATION

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, 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.

Islam and Democracy: Text, Tradition, and History

Islam and Democracy: Text, Tradition, and History

Popular stereotypes in the West tend to posit a progressive, rational, and free West against a backward, oppressive, and threatening Islam. Public opinion polls conducted in the United States during the 1990s revealed a consistent pattern of Americans labeling Muslims as “religious fanatics” and considering Islam’s ethos as fundamentally “anti-democratic.

GLOBALIZATION AND POLITICAL ISLAM: THE SOCIAL BASES OF TURKEY’S WELFARE PARTY

GLOBALIZATION AND POLITICAL ISLAM: THE SOCIAL BASES OF TURKEY’S WELFARE PARTY

Political Islam has gained heightened visibility in recent decades in Turkey. Large numbers of female students have begun to demonstrate their commitment by wearing the banned Islamic headdress on university campuses, and influential pro-Islamist TV channels have proliferated.

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

Islamic Political Culture, Democracia, and Human Rights

A Comparative Study

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.

ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

ISLAMIST RADICALISATION

THE CHALLENGE FOR EURO-MEDITERRANEAN RELATION

Counter Transformations in the Center and Periphery of Turkish Society and the Rise of the Justice and Development Party

Counter Transformations in the Center and Periphery of Turkish Society and the Rise of the Justice and Development Party

The election results on November 3, 2002, which brought the Justice and Development Party into power, shocked many, but for varying reasons. Afterwards, some became more hopeful about future of their country, while others became even more doubtful and anxious, since for them the “republican regime” came under threat.

Turkey and the EU: A Survey on Turkish MPs’ EU Vision

Turkey and the EU: A Survey on Turkish MPs’ EU Vision

Even though Turkey’s dream for being a member of European Union (EU) dates back to late 1950s, it can be said that this process has gained its momentum since the governing period of Justice and Development Party, which is shortly called AK party or AKP in Turkish.

Islam and the West

Islam and the West

Annual Report on the State of Dialogue

zealous democrats : ISLAMISM AND DEMOCRACY IN EGYPT, INDONESIA AND TURKEY

zealous democrats : ISLAMISM AND DEMOCRACY IN EGYPT, INDONESIA AND TURKEY

The fear of Islamists coming to power through elections has long been an obstacle to democratisation in authoritarian states of the Muslim world. Islamists have been, and continue to be, the best organised and most credible opposition movements in many of these countries.

Muslim Civil Society in Urban Public Spaces: Globalization, Discursive Shifts, and Social Movements

Muslim Civil Society in Urban Public Spaces: Globalization, Discursive Shifts, and Social Movements

Cities are processes, not products. The three Islamic elements that set in motion the processes that give rise to Islamic cities were: a distinction between the members of the Umma and the outsiders,

Success of Turkey’s AK Party must not dilute worries over Arab Islamists

Success of Turkey’s AK Party must not dilute worries over Arab Islamists

It has been unsurprising that since Abdullah Gul became president of Turkey on 27 August that much misguided analyses has been wasted on howIslamistscan pass the democracy test.

Islam and Democracy

Islam and Democracy

Islam in politics has been asserted in many countries in the Muslim world through democratic elections. Islamist parties have gained varying degreesof political power in Turkey, Egito, Líbano, and the occupied Palestinian territories, and have widespread influence in Morocco and Jordan.

To Be A Muslim

To Be A Muslim

Fathi Yakan

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