Democratic Values in the Muslim World

Democratic Values in the Muslim World

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Is Islam compatible with democracy? Despite the seemingly endless debate on this issue, Moataz Fattah's study is a rare investigation of actual Muslim beliefs about democracy across numerous and diverse Islamic societies. Fattah's survey analysis of more than 31,000 Muslims in 34 countries (including 3 countries in which Muslims live as minorities), enhanced by focus group discussions, offers a nuanced portrait of the link between Islam and democracy. His work advances discussion on this critical topic to a new, more sophisticated level.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 476.28g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588264254
  • 9781588264251
  • 2,389,475

Table of contents

* Introduction.; * Elite Opinion and the Big Debates.; * Muslim Public Opinion and Democracy.; * Muslim Public Opinion and Dictatorship.; * Prospects for Reform Across Muslim Societies.; * Conclusion: What Can Be Done?show more

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