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  • Global Political Islamby Peter Mandaville

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    An accessible and comprehensive account of the global dimensions of political Islam in the twenty-first century, explaining political Islam, nationalism and globalization and providing a detailed account of Al Qaeda. more...

  • The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhariby Mahmood T. Davari

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book describes the life and works of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari the philosopher, jurist, preacher and writer, who was educated in the Qum Seminary and worked in Tehran. more...

  • The West and Islamby Mishal Fahm al-Sulami

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book analyzes the relationship between Western and Islamic political ideas and focuses on the similarities and differences between Western liberal democracy and shura - often seen as the Islamic counterpart to Western democracy. more...

  • Revolutions in World Historyby Michael D. Richards

    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. more...

  • Islam and Democracyby John L. Esposito; John Voll

    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...

  • Regimes and Repertoiresby Charles Tilly

    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... more...

  • The Book of Government or Rules for Kingsby Hubert Darke

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00

    A translation of a classic 11th-century Persian text on behaviour and conduct in government, written between 1086 and 1091 by Nizam al-Mulk, who for over 30 years was Chief Minister of two successive rulers of the Seljuk, who had created an Empire more...

  • Dealing with Wars and Dictatorshipsby Liora Israel; Guillaume Mouralis

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Democratic ?transitions? in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and South Africa, often studied under the conceptual rubric of ?transitional justice?, have involved the formation of public policies toward the past that are multifaceted and often ambitious. Recent scholarship rarely questions the concepts and categories transposed from one country to another.... more...

  • Political Islamby Nazih Ayubi

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Studying six Islamic states in detail, Ayubi encompasses innovative material on sex and the family, and on the emerging alternative economic and social networks of Islamic banks, schools, and hospitals in those states. more...

  • Revolution and Reform in Russia and Iranby Tazmini Ghoncheh

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00

    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...