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Author Feldman, Noah, 1970-

Title After Jihad : America and the struggle for Islamic democracy / Noah Feldman.

Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

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 UniM Bail  321.80917671 FELD    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 260 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Revolution That Wasn't 3 -- Islam and Democracy in Contact 6 -- Part 1 Idea of Islamic Democracy -- Islamic Democracy, Not Islamist Democracy 19 -- Islam, the West, and the Question of Opposition 26 -- Islam and Democracy as Mobile Ideas 31 -- Resilience of Islam 38 -- God's Rule and the People's Rule 51 -- Islamic Equality 62 -- Islamic Liberty 69 -- Universality of Mobile Ideas 75 -- Part 2 Varieties of Islamic Democracy -- Democratization and Muslim Reality: An Overview 81 -- Iran: Islamic Democracy in the Balance 87 -- Turkey: The Outlier 101 -- Islam and Democracy in South and Southeast Asia: Mobility and Possibility 113 -- Pakistan: The Islamic State and the Struggle for Stability 119 -- Diversity of the Arabs 131 -- Monarchies with Oil: The Rentier State in Action 137 -- Kings Without Oil 148 -- Dictators and the Islamists: The Puzzle of Egypt 162 -- Regime Change and Its Consequences: Dictators with Oil 174 -- Big Picture: Islam, Democracy, and the Contact of Mobile Ideas 182 -- Part 3 Necessity of Islamic Democracy -- Why Democracy? The Pragmatic Argument 189 -- Neutralizing Anti-Americanism by Refuting It 199 -- Doing the Right Thing 204 -- How to Do It 210 -- Democracy's Muslim Allies 222 -- Imagining an Islamic Democracy 228 -- After Jihad 232.
Summary Proposing that Islamic democracy is viable and desirable, a scholar of Islamic thought offers a lucid and compelling case for a new American stance toward the Islamic world.
Subject Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam and world politics.
Religion and politics -- Islamic countries.
United States -- Relations -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Relations -- United States.
Islamic countries -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0374177694 (hc : alk. paper)