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Democratic values in the muslim world /

by Fattah, Moataz A.
Publisher: New Dehli: Lynne Rienner Pub, 2006Description: 209 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1588265455; 9781588265456.Subject(s): Islamic studies | Political structures: democracy | Politics & government | Political Science | Politics/International Relations | Islamic countries | Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies | Political Ideologies - Democracy | Government & ConstitutionOnline resources: Amazon.com | Amazon customer reviews Summary: 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.This is a sweeping examination of Muslim public opinion about governance and democracy.
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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.This is a sweeping examination of Muslim public opinion about governance and democracy.

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