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- Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 39.99
Religious resurgence and democratization have been two of the most significant developments of the last quarter of the twentieth century. Frequently they work together; other times they are at odds. In the muslim world, this relationship is of special importance because of the strength of the Islamic resurgence, and the intensity of muslim demands... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95
Building on his seminal contributions to the field, Robert W. Cox engages with the major themes that have characterized his work over the past three decades, and the main topics which affect the globalized world at the start of the twentieth-century. This new volume by one of the world's leading critical thinkers in international political economy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally considered as a prominent contemporary intellectual figure... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
The means by which people protest?that is, their repertoires of contention?vary radically from one political regime to the next. Highly capable undemocratic regimes such as China's show no visible signs of popular social movements, yet produce many citizen protests against arbitrary, predatory government. Less effective and undemocratic governments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
This broad comparative survey focuses on five big case studies, starting with the English Revolution in the seventeenth century, and going on to the Mexican, Russian, Vietnamese and Iranian Revolutions. Revolutions in World History traces the origins, developments, and outcomes of these revolutions, providing an understanding of the revolutionary... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions. The contributors to this volume examine the legitimacy of these comparisons by exploring whether or not all modern revolutions follow a pattern or script. Traditionally, historians have studied revolutions... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99
"Der Islam ist eine barbarische Ideologie." Es gibt zunehmend Menschen, die solche Auffassungen vertreten. Getarnt hinter dem Begriff Islamkritik, nutzen einige von ihnen die berechtigte Forderung nach der kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit einer Religion und ihren Anhängern aus, um Vorurteile zu schüren. Viele Muslime sind entsetzt. Unter ihnen festigen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book analyzes the relationship between Western and Islamic political ideas. The focus is on the similarities and differences between Western liberal democracy and shura - often seen as the Islamic counterpart to Western democracy. This is the first work to provide a direct and detailed comparison between the two systems of ideas, as given expression... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
Islamic theocracy is now firmly established in fundamentalist Iran, and waves of fundamentalism are sweeping the entire Islamic world, and its diaspora. This book examines the claim of those Islamists who contend that, as a belief system and a way of life, Islam carries with it a theory of politics and the state which should be applied unquestioningly.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
The Russian Revolutions of 1917 and the Iranian Revolution of 1979 are two examples of dramatic, sudden and extraordinary political upheaval that significantly altered the nature of the state and society in the modern age. Here, Ghoncheh Tazmini provides an unprecedented comparative look at these two major revolutions of the twentieth century: their... more...