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Interpreting Islamic Political Parties (Hardcover)

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"Interpreting Islamic Political Parties" offer a critical""analysis and explanation of the evolution, institutionalization and current developments of Islamic Political parties and their role in politics and society in the Islamic World. It interrogates the increasing presence of Islamic political parties as major actors in competitive democratic politics in opposition and government as well as their relationship with secular and confessional political parties. The authors treat Islamic political parties as institutional manifestations of diverse schools of political Islam, ranging from the most militant to the moderate with different and even contradictory positions in relation to major social justice issues. The volume contains case studies of Islamic political parties in Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Somalia, South Africa and Sudan.


Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Mfg Part# 9780230618657
SKU 211281595
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0230618650
Release Date 9/29/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0302
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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