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- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 43.00
Bassam Tibi offers a radical solution to the problems faced by Islam in a rapidly changing and globalizing world. He proposes a depoliticization of the faith and the introduction of reforms to embrace secular democracy, pluralism, civil society and individual human rights. The alternative to this is the impasse of fundamentalism. The pivotal argument... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Is political Islam compatible with democracy? The rise of political Islam, as a force in world politics, has prompted questions and theories concerning its nature and compatibility with democratic values. Not least have been discussions and conflicts within Islamic communities, particularly in Europe where choices of identity and allegiance are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
Islam's Predicament with Modernity presents an in-depth cultural and political analysis of the issue of political Islam as a potential source of tensions and conflict, and how this might be peacefully resolved. Looking at the issue of modernity from an Islamic point of view, the author examines the role of culture and religion in Muslim society... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Reaching beyond traditionally politicised scholarship to provide a unique perspective on the place of religion and culture in global and local politics, this book examines the impact of Islam on 'civilizational' relations between different groups and polities. Bassam Tibi takes a highly original approach to the topic of religion in world politics,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 55.00
Few studies of Middle East wars go beyond a narrative of events and most tend to impose on this subject the rigid scheme of superpower competition. The Gulf War of 1991, however, challenges this view of the Middle East as an extension of the global conflict. The failure of the accord of both superpowers to avoid war even once regional superpower competition... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 55.00
The third edition includes a new Part Five on the tensions between Arab nationalism and Islam arising from the crisis of the nation-state and of the de-legitimisation of Pan-Arab regimes. The effects of the Arab defeat in the Six-Day War 1967 and the rise of political Islam in the 1970s are the focus of the new part. The background of the analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Set against the backdrop of the Arab Spring, The Sharia State examines the Islamist concept of political order. This order is based on a new interpretation of sharia and has been dubbed "the Islamic state" by Islamists. The concept of "the Islamic state," has been elevated to a political agenda and it is this agenda that is examined here. In contrast... more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 29.14
Hauptbeschreibung Dschihad, Kreuzzüge, fundamentalistische Gewalt - die Geschichte des Christentums wie des Islam ist voll von blutigen Ereignissen. Zugleich sind beide Religionen Quelle für Frieden, Nächstenliebe und Menschenwürde. Die Bedeutung von Aggression und Friedfertigkeit in den Schriften und Traditionen beider Weltreligionen diskutieren... more...