Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics / Edition 1
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Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics / Edition 1

by M. Moaddel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403975272

ISBN-13: 9781403975270

Pub. Date: 04/16/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Addressing values and politics in the Muslim world, this pioneering volume examines attitudes towards democracy and politics, self-expression and traditional values, convergence and divergence of values between the elite and the publics of Islamic and European countries.

Overview

Addressing values and politics in the Muslim world, this pioneering volume examines attitudes towards democracy and politics, self-expression and traditional values, convergence and divergence of values between the elite and the publics of Islamic and European countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403975270
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
04/16/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: ISLAM IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Worldviews of the Islamic Publics in Global Perspective; R.F.Inglehart Value Systems of Elites and Publics in the Mediterranean: Convergence or Divergence; J.Díez-Nicolás Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe: Persisting Value Differences or Value Adaptation?; T.Pettersson PART II: POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF ISLAM VERSUS RENTIER ECONOMY Do Islamic Orientations Influence Attitudes toward Democracy in the Arab World?: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Algeria; M.Tessler An Egalitarian Face of Islam: Support for Islamic Law and Economic Justice in Severn Muslim-Majority Nations; N.J.Davis & R.V. Robinson The Rentier State: Does Rentierism Hinder Democracy?: The Rentier Mentality Hypothesis Tested in Seven Middle Eastern Countries; B.Puranen & O.Widenfalk PART III: DETERMINANTS OF SELF-RATED HEALTH AND ATTITUDES TOWARD RELIGION, GENDER AND DEMOCRACY A Cross-National Comparison of Self-Rated Health in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and the United States; K.J.Ajrouch & M.Moaddel Saudi Public Speaks: Religion, Gender, and Politics; M.Moaddel PART IV: EVENTS AND CHANGES IN VALUES AND PERCEPTIONS Events and Value Change: The Impact of September 11, 2001 on the Worldviews of Egyptians and Moroccans; M.Moaddel Xenophobia and In-Group Solidarity in Iraq: A Natural Experiment on the Impact of Insecurity; R.Inglehart , M.Moaddel & M.Tessler PART V: METHODOLOGY Probability Sampling and the Scientific Survey Method for Population Studies: Application to Survey Research in Islamic Countries; S.G.Heeringa

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