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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 2012; US$ 47.95
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 which stretched from India to Egypt. more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines democratic 'transitions' in light of the advent of international criminal justice, and in relation to previous postwar and more recent purges in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and South Africa. Covers legal and political frameworks and more. 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...