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What 1.3 billion Muslims really think [electronic resource] : an answer to a recent Gallup study, based on the World Values Survey / Arno Tausch.

By: Tausch, Arno, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xv, 601 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 9781617285981 (electronic bk.); 1617285986 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Muslims -- Attitudes | Islam -- 21st century | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | Islam | Religi�ose Toleranz | Soziale Situation | S�akularisierung | GlobalisierungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: What 1.3 billion Muslims really think.DDC classification: 305.6/97 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Amitai Etizoni on Islam -- Anti-Enlightenment prejudice in a nutshell : the covenant of the Islamic resistance movement--Hamas -- Inglehart and the consequences : Islam on the map of global value changes--a first assessment -- Euro-Islam and Europe's leading culture : 6.6 million homophobes among 229 million tax evaders? -- The global protest potential against the "Washington consensus" (=liberal market economy + liberal democracy + sexual permissiveness + secularization) -- Another look at Asabiyya : the social cohesion of society -- The northward migration of global intolerance and the global tolerance index -- Simon Kuznets revisited : the U-shaped tradeoff between tolerance and development -- Active society, tolerance and development : the cross-national evidence -- "Who are we"? : a factor analysis of global value differences -- By way of conclusion : how much secularization is necessary, and how much secularization is recommendable? -- Analysis of WVS data : methodological notes on sample size, error probability, sample composition, et cetera -- What the Gallup booklet unfortunately does not tell you : what Muslims really think--the data from the World Values Survey, with a full documentation and the original SPSS XIV/XV tables, and the most important survey results for the Muslim global sample from the World Values Survey -- IBN Khaldoun revisited : a factor analytical model of central World Values Survey indicators -- The active society index -- Islam and Enlightenment : the possible way ahead--a quantitative view ; the cross-national determinants of economic growth, the active society, global tolerance, traditional values, the intransparent society and Asabiyya -- Mapping the world civilizations : is Islam compatible with Enlightenment? A factor analytical model -- Secularization--how much? Some further materials on the Scylla and Charybdis on the path to modernization and the governance of value change -- Muslims are no security risk in a multicultural Europe : a World Values Survey comparison of European Union, EEA and EFTA country opinions on major issues and social realities by the major religious groups in Europe.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 528-579) and index.

Amitai Etizoni on Islam -- Anti-Enlightenment prejudice in a nutshell : the covenant of the Islamic resistance movement--Hamas -- Inglehart and the consequences : Islam on the map of global value changes--a first assessment -- Euro-Islam and Europe's leading culture : 6.6 million homophobes among 229 million tax evaders? -- The global protest potential against the "Washington consensus" (=liberal market economy + liberal democracy + sexual permissiveness + secularization) -- Another look at Asabiyya : the social cohesion of society -- The northward migration of global intolerance and the global tolerance index -- Simon Kuznets revisited : the U-shaped tradeoff between tolerance and development -- Active society, tolerance and development : the cross-national evidence -- "Who are we"? : a factor analysis of global value differences -- By way of conclusion : how much secularization is necessary, and how much secularization is recommendable? -- Analysis of WVS data : methodological notes on sample size, error probability, sample composition, et cetera -- What the Gallup booklet unfortunately does not tell you : what Muslims really think--the data from the World Values Survey, with a full documentation and the original SPSS XIV/XV tables, and the most important survey results for the Muslim global sample from the World Values Survey -- IBN Khaldoun revisited : a factor analytical model of central World Values Survey indicators -- The active society index -- Islam and Enlightenment : the possible way ahead--a quantitative view ; the cross-national determinants of economic growth, the active society, global tolerance, traditional values, the intransparent society and Asabiyya -- Mapping the world civilizations : is Islam compatible with Enlightenment? A factor analytical model -- Secularization--how much? Some further materials on the Scylla and Charybdis on the path to modernization and the governance of value change -- Muslims are no security risk in a multicultural Europe : a World Values Survey comparison of European Union, EEA and EFTA country opinions on major issues and social realities by the major religious groups in Europe.

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