Professor Asef Bayat first coined the term ‘post-Islamism’ in a essay to describe the nascent reform movement in Iran, and it caught on like. Book Review of Asef Bayat’s “Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn.”. In this book, Asef Bayat proposes that democratic ideals have less to do with the Making Islam Democratic examines in detail those social movements that.
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Subsequently he lived and worked in Egypt, and got to know that country intimately. Eickelman, co-author of Muslim Politics. He offers a new approach to Islam and democracy, outlining how the social struggles of student organizations, youth and women’s groups, the intelligentsia, dejocratic other social movements can make Islam democratic.
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Surveys in which respondents indicate religious affliliation also indicate that the same people who describe themselves as religious engage in non-marital sex, take alcohol and drugs, and aspire to an American lifestyle. Though Bayat sees no necessary hostility between the two, Muslims in the Middle East are in practice caught between authoritarian regimes, authoritarian Islamist oppositions, and foreign military occupation.
Making Islam Democratic examines in detail those social movements that have used religion to unleash social and political change, either to legitimize authoritarian rule or, in contrast, to construct an inclusive faith that embraces a democratic polity. What is the relationship between Islam and democracy?
Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn. The author lived for many years in both countries – so much of the bayah is based on primary sources in Persian and Arabic.
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Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamic Turn by Asef Bayat
Nonetheless, focusing on Iran and Egypt, he sees grounds for hope, mainly in post-Islamist social movements which may establish a presence in civil society sufficient to force concessions from the regimes.
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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with the future of democracy in Muslim-majority societies. Unlike in Iran there is a stagnation of intellectual life, including Islamic scholarship, which mainly consists of a repetition of the debates of the 19th century.
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Whether Islam is compatible with democracy is an increasingly asked question, but ultimately a misguided one. Bayat, having painted this grim picture, attempts a bit of optimism, noting recent challenges to the regime in terms of democracy and human rights.
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Bayqt chapters analyzing Iranian and Egyptian politics over the last three decades are brilliant synopses, full of rich empirical detail while presenting clear islan about their different trajectories. He pays close attention to the idiom of debate on religion and politics, yet he shows successfully that Muslim politics is better understood by how Muslims practice politics than by how they define it.
In this book, Asef Bayat proposes that democratic ideals have less to do with the essence of any religion than with how it is practiced. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?