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Civil society in the Muslim world [electronic resource] : contemporary perspectives / edited by Amyn B. Sajoo.

Contributor(s): Sajoo, Amyn B | Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : New York, NY : I.B. Tauris Publishers in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; In the United States of America and in Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xix, 339 p.).ISBN: 1417516194 (electronic bk.); 9781417516193 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Civil society -- Islamic countries | Political culture -- Islamic countries | Islam and politics | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Soci�et�e civile -- Pays musulmans | Culture politique -- Pays musulmans | Islam et politique | Maatschappelijk middenveld | Aufsatzsammlung | B�urgerliche Gesellschaft | IslamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Civil society in the Muslim world.DDC classification: 306.2 Other classification: 73.40 | BE 8660 | EH 5366 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : civic quests and bequests / Amyn B. Sajoo -- Locating civil society in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun -- Self, society, civility and Islam / Aziz Esmail -- Debating women : gender and the public sphere in post-revolutionary Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini -- Soviet legacies and Western aid imperatives in the new Central Asia / Olivier Roy -- Prospects for civil society in Tajikistan / Shirin Akiner -- Religiosity and civil culture in post-Soviet Azerbaijan : a sociological perspective / Tair Faradov -- Ethics in the civitas / Amyn B. Sajoo -- State and civil society in Turkey : democracy, development and protest / Ersin Kalaycio�glu -- Between identity-politics and authoritarianism in Pakistan / Iftikhar H. Malik -- State, society and creed : reflections on the Maghreb / Abdou Filali-Ansary.
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"This volume is the culmination of a year-long project that was highlighted by a series of seminars on civil society hosted by The Institute of Ismaili Studies, beginning in November 2000. Most of the chapters evolved from papers delivered at the seminars ..."--P. xiii.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : civic quests and bequests / Amyn B. Sajoo -- Locating civil society in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun -- Self, society, civility and Islam / Aziz Esmail -- Debating women : gender and the public sphere in post-revolutionary Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini -- Soviet legacies and Western aid imperatives in the new Central Asia / Olivier Roy -- Prospects for civil society in Tajikistan / Shirin Akiner -- Religiosity and civil culture in post-Soviet Azerbaijan : a sociological perspective / Tair Faradov -- Ethics in the civitas / Amyn B. Sajoo -- State and civil society in Turkey : democracy, development and protest / Ersin Kalaycio�glu -- Between identity-politics and authoritarianism in Pakistan / Iftikhar H. Malik -- State, society and creed : reflections on the Maghreb / Abdou Filali-Ansary.

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