Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges [NOOK Book]

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In Morocco, Marvine Howe, a former correspondent for The New York Times, presents an incisive and comprehensive review of the Moroccan kingdom and its people, past and present. She provides a vivid and frank portrait of late King Hassan, whom she knew personally and credits with laying the foundations of a modern, pro-Western state and analyzes the pressures his successor, King Mohammed VI has come under to transform the autocratic monarchy into a full-fledged democracy. Howe addresses emerging issues and ...
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Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges

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Overview

In Morocco, Marvine Howe, a former correspondent for The New York Times, presents an incisive and comprehensive review of the Moroccan kingdom and its people, past and present. She provides a vivid and frank portrait of late King Hassan, whom she knew personally and credits with laying the foundations of a modern, pro-Western state and analyzes the pressures his successor, King Mohammed VI has come under to transform the autocratic monarchy into a full-fledged democracy. Howe addresses emerging issues and problems--equal rights for women, elimination of corruption and correction of glaring economic and social disparities--and asks the fundamental question: can this ancient Muslim kingdom embrace western democracy in an era of deepening divisions between the Islamic world and the West?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195346985
  • Publisher: NetLibrary, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/30/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 732,222
  • File size: 3 MB

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