Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis

Religious Fundamentalism in the Middle East: A Cross-National, Inter-Faith, and Inter-Ethnic Analysis

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ISBN-13: 9781608463800
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences Series , #51
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mansoor Moaddel, Ph.D. (1986), the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is Professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University. He has published several books and many articles on revolution, religion and ideology, including Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Episode and DiscourseThe University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Stuart A. Karabenick, Ph.D. (1967), University of Michigan, is Research Professor in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan. He has published numerous articles and books on a variety of topics that include personal epistemological beliefs in the Middle East, students' perceptions of classroom goal structures, student and teacher responsibility, and the role of help and information seeking in educational contexts.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword
Preface

Introduction: Theoretical Issues in the Study of Religious Fundamentalism
1. Cycles of Spirituality and Discursive Space: Religious Fundamentalism in Historical Perspective
2. State Structure, Religion, Sect, and Ethnicity
3. Methodology and Macro Comparisons
4. Religious Fundamentalism among Youth in Egypt and Saudi Arabia: Epistemic Authority and Other Correlates
5. Religious Fundamentalism in Iran and Lebanon
6. Fundamentalism as Discourse versus Beliefs about and Attitudes toward Religion
Conclusions: Approaches to Fundamentalism and the Cycle of Spirituality

References
Appendix A: Egypt and Saudi Arabia Surveys
Appendix B: Iran Survey
Appendix C : Lebanon Survey
Index

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