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Islamic political culture, democracy, and human rights [electronic resource] : a comparative study / Daniel E. Price.

By: Price, Daniel E, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 221 p.).ISBN: 0313047146 (electronic bk.); 9780313047145 (electronic bk.); 1567508901 (electronic bk.); 9781567508901 (electronic bk.); 0275961877 (alk. paper); 9780275961879 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Political culture -- Islamic countries -- Case studies | Islam and politics -- Case studies | Democracy -- Islamic countries -- Case studies | Human rights -- Islamic countries -- Case studies | Power (Social sciences) -- Islamic countries -- Case studies | Culture politique -- Pays musulmans -- Cas, �Etudes de | Islam et politique -- Cas, �Etudes de | D�emocratie -- Pays musulmans -- Cas, �Etudes de | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Politieke cultuur | Mensenrechten | Culture politique -- Pays islamiques -- Cas, �Etudes de | Islam et politique -- Cas, �Etudes de | D�emocratie -- Pays islamiques -- Cas, �Etudes de | Droits de l'homme -- Aspect religieux -- Islam | Pouvoir (sciences sociales) -- Pays islamiques -- as, �etudes deGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Islamic political culture, democracy, and human rights.DDC classification: 306.2/0917/67 Other classification: 89.53 | 86.81 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preliminaries; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Need for a New Approach; 2 How and Why Islam Should Influence Politics; 3 Egypt and Jordan; 4 Syria and Tunisia; 5 Saudi Arabia and Morocco; 6 Algeria and Iran; 7 Islam and Democracy Cross National Analysis; 8 Islam and Individual Rights; 9 Does Culture Matter; Appendix I The Islamic Political Culture Variable; Appendix II Country Abbreviations and Islamic Political Culture Scores; Appendix III Islamic Ideologies; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: What effect does Islamic political culture have on democracy and human rights practices? The author of this book suggests that too much emphasis is being placed on the power of Islam as a political force, stating that the political power of Islam can be better explained by other factors.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-215) and index.

Preliminaries; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Need for a New Approach; 2 How and Why Islam Should Influence Politics; 3 Egypt and Jordan; 4 Syria and Tunisia; 5 Saudi Arabia and Morocco; 6 Algeria and Iran; 7 Islam and Democracy Cross National Analysis; 8 Islam and Individual Rights; 9 Does Culture Matter; Appendix I The Islamic Political Culture Variable; Appendix II Country Abbreviations and Islamic Political Culture Scores; Appendix III Islamic Ideologies; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

What effect does Islamic political culture have on democracy and human rights practices? The author of this book suggests that too much emphasis is being placed on the power of Islam as a political force, stating that the political power of Islam can be better explained by other factors.

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