Modernization, Democracy, and Islam / Edition 1

Modernization, Democracy, and Islam / Edition 1

by Shireen T. Hunter
     
 

ISBN-10: 027598530X

ISBN-13: 9780275985301

Pub. Date: 01/30/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion - Islam - but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the role of military among others. Recognizing these themes allows the consideration of possible remedies for change in the Muslim world.

Overview

The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion - Islam - but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the role of military among others. Recognizing these themes allows the consideration of possible remedies for change in the Muslim world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275985301
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Culture and Development by Heather Deegan

Development and Democracy: The Muslim World in Comparative Perspective by Mehran Kamrava

Is Gender Inequality a Barrier to Modernization and Democratization? by Valentine Moghadam

Islam and Modernity by Tamara Sonn

Islam and Democracy: Is Modernization a Barrier? by John Voll

Responses to Modernization: Muslim Experience in Comparative Perspective by Tim McDaniel

Military Establishment and the Challenge of Reformism by Elizabeth Picard

Economic Foundations of States and Democratisation: Shifting Political Geography of the Arab Private Sector by Giacomo Luciani

Demographic, Economic, and Social Conditions in Muslim Majority Countries: Prospects for Democratization by Ibrahim Oweiss

The Legacy of Colonialism: Impact on the Modernization and Democratization of the Muslim World by Ayesha Jalal

The Muslim World's Poor Democratic Record: The Interplay of External and Internal Factors by Mohammad Ayoob

Systemic Factors and Economic Development in Islamic Countries by Peter Nunnenkamp

The Roots of Sub-Saharan Africa's Modernization and Democratization Dilemmas by Chuka Onwumechili

Arab Liberal Legacies Full Circle by Saad Eddin Ibrahim

Central Asia and Azerbaijan by Mehrdad Haghyeghi

The Case of Pakistan by Mumtaz Ahmad

Malaysia's Path to Modernization and Democratization by Osman Bakar

Islam, Modernization and Democratization: The Case of Iran by Shireen Hunter & Nasser Hadian

A Secular Democracy in the Muslim World: The Turkish Model by Binnaz Toprak

Conclusions

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