Islam, the Middle East and the New Global Hegemony / Edition 1

Islam, the Middle East and the New Global Hegemony / Edition 1

by Simon Murden
ISBN-10:
1588260887
ISBN-13:
2901588260887
Pub. Date:
04/01/2002
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901588260887
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Series: Middle East in the International System Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Mapsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction: The Emergence of the West's Global Hegemony and Its Final Frontier1
Part 1Islam in the Global Hegemony
2Reconstructing the Post-Cold War World: Islam in the Cultural Discourse of the West23
3The Pax Americana in the Middle East43
4The Impact of the Global Economy in Muslim Countries93
Part 2Muslim Resistance and Adaptation in the Liberal International Order
5The Islamic Revolt and the Politics of Paralysis133
6Islam and the Liberal Idea155
7Islam in the International System: A Future of Conflict or Cooperation?185
Appendix 1The History of the Liberal Idea211
Appendix 2The History of the Islamic Faith213
Bibliography217
Index229
About the Book235

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