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The Failure of Political Islam

Olivier Roy

Translated by Carol Volk

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$33.00 • £28.95 • €30.95

ISBN 9780674291416

Publication Date: 08/19/1998

Academic Trade

256 pages

6 x 9 inches


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Islam and Politics: From Tradition to Reformism
  • 2. The Concepts of Islamism
  • 3. The Sociology of Islamism
  • 4. The Impasses of Islamist Ideology
  • 5. Neofundamentalism: From the Muslim Brotherhood to the Algerian FIS
  • 6. The Islamist New Intellectuals
  • 7. The Geostrategy of Islamism: States and Networks
  • 8. The Islamic Economy: Between Illusions and Rhetoric
  • 9. Afghanistan: Jihad and Traditional Society
  • 10. Iran: Shiism and Revolution
  • 11. The Shiite Factor in Iran’s Foreign Policy
  • Conclusion: Tomorrow’s Gray Areas
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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