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Islamism : A New Totalitarianism - by Mehdi Mozaffari (Hardcover)

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What exactly does Islamism mean? And what explains its violent expansion in recent decades? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, as those regimes did in ****** Germany and the Soviet Union; or can it adapt effectively to changing realities? What are the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of the Islamic project? Addressing these questions within a context both historical and global, Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond.CONTENTS:
  • Why Is the Study of Islamism Important?
  • Ideological Roots of Islamism.
  • The Rise and Evolution of Islamism in Light of European Totalitarianism.
  • Shia Radicalization.
  • Globalization and the Revival of Islamic Civilization.
  • Islamism and Freedom of Expression.
  • Islamism and the Problematic of "Amity" and "Enmity."
  • Islamism and World Order.
  • Islamism: A New Totalitarianism.
Number of Pages: 345
Genre: Political Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
Author: Mehdi Mozaffari
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2017
TCIN: 52393323
UPC: 9781626376540
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-3150
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