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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00
This exciting new handbook provides a global overview of the process of democratization, offering chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and regional levels and examining the interaction between the domestic and external factors that affect the progression of countries from authoritarian to democratic rule. Bringing together 29 key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal ? but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or less receptive to and encouraging of democratization;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.99
Not so very long ago it seemed reasonable to assert that the influence of religion on global politics was on the wane. As the Western world became increasingly secular and the process of globalisation deepened, it seemed inevitable - on the surface at least - that the voice of religion was to be heard softly if it was to be heard at all. This has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95
From the United States to the Middle East, Asia and Africa, religion has become an increasingly important factor in political activity and organisation. This Handbook provides a definitive global survey of the interaction of religion and politics. Featuring contributions from an international team of experts, it examines the political aspects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
In the early twenty-first century, it is now clear that religion is increasingly influential in the political realm in ways which call into question the principles and practices of secularism. The Iranian revolution of 1978-9 marked the decisive ?reappearance? of political religion in global politics, highlighting a major development which is the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95
"In this thoughtful book, Haynes focuses on what is clearly a significant but hitherto relatively neglected recent trend in Third World societies - the spread of 'action groups'. He usefully brings together evidence of group activity across the range of Third World regions, social bases and issues. While careful neither to romanticize nor to overgeneralize,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95
This study looks at the dynamics of this new religious pluralism as it influences the global political landscape. Several specific transnational religious actors are examined in the chapters including: American Evangelical Protestants, Roman Catholics, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, Sunni extremist groups (al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba),... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
From the war on terror to the global financial crisis, traditional concepts of world politics are being challenged on a daily basis. In these uncertain times, the study of international relations and the forces that shape them have never been more important. Written specifically for students who are approaching this subject for the first time,... more...