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Author Hafez, Kai, 1964-

Common Titl Heiliger Krieg und Demokratie. English
Title Radicalism and political reform in the Islamic and western worlds / Kai Hafez ; translated by Alex Skinner

Publ Info Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Edition First English edition
 RWU Main Library  BP182 .H2713 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BP182 H2713 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 253 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-244) and index
"First published in German as Heiliger Krieg und Demokratie ... by Transcrip 2009"--T.p. verso
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Modernity: 1. Concepts of modernity: reform, reformation and radicalism; 2. Political cultures and social movements: the social rationality of cultural change; Part II. Democracy: 3. The discourse of democratization: grey zones on the intersection of religion and secularism; 4. Political system change: the radicals' democracy; Part III. Political Violence: 5. Authoritarianism: dictatorship between fascism and modernization; 6. Imperialism: autocracy, democracy and violence; 7. Terrorism and non-violent resistance: extremism and pacifism across cultures; Conclusion: from 'holy war' to democracy? The current state of Islamic and Western modernity
LC subject Jihad
Islam and politics
ISBN 9780521137119 (pbk.)
052113711X (pbk.)