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

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

by M. Moaddel
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Palgrave Macmillan US

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

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.

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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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