"Political Islam, World Politics and Europe" [NOOK Book]


This book is concerned with political Islam and in particular the global challenges posed by Islamists and Jihadists.
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This book is concerned with political Islam and in particular the global challenges posed by Islamists and Jihadists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203934845
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/9/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Bassam Tibi has been Professor of International Relations at the University of Goettingen since 1973 and is a non-resident A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University, USA. Professor Tibi has taught and lectured at thirty universities in five continents including tenures at Harvard, Princeton, UC Berkeley, IRIC/Yaoundé, Cameroon, Khartoum/Sudan, St.Gallen/Switzerland, The Islamic University of Jakarta/Indonesia and at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. His work has been translated into 16 languages. Among his six books in English are in new editions: The challenge of Fundamentalism (2002) and Islam between Culture and Politics (2005). The president of Germany Roman Hetzog decorated him in 1995 with the highest Medal/State Decoration for his "bridging between Islam and the West".

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: The Conflict within Islamic Civilization between Jihad and Democracy and its Pertinence to World Politics and to the Islam-Diaspora in Europe 1. From Classical Jihad to Global Jihadism in an Invention of Tradition for Mapping the World into Dar Al-Islam 2. Polity and Rule Part 2: Political Islam in World Politics 3. The World-Political Sunni-Fallacy 4. The Shi’i Option Part 3: Europe as a Battlefield for the Competing Options: Islamization/Europeanization 5. Political Islam and Europe in the 21st Century 6. The European Diaspora of Muslim Migrants and the Idea of Europe

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