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Civil society in the Muslim world : contemporary perspectives

Author: Amyn B Sajoo; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and in Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2002.
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Even before the events of September 11th 2001, the global discourse on civil society - in its varied interpretations and manifestations - has caught the attention of citizens and communities across the Muslim world from Iran, Tajikistan and Indonesia, to the Mahgreb. Issues of human rights, pluralism and gender equity were already at the forefront of the wider quest for participatory politics. This survey of social  Read more...
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Civil society in the Muslim world.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and in Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2002
(OCoLC)51224943
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amyn B Sajoo; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
ISBN: 1417516194 9781417516193 9780857711410 0857711415
OCLC Number: 55750272
Notes: "This volume is the culmination of a year-long project that was highlighted by a series of seminars on civil society hosted by The Institute of Ismaili Studies, beginning in November 2000. Most of the chapters evolved from papers delivered at the seminars ..."--Page xiii.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 339 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : civic quests and bequests / Amyn B. Sajoo --
Locating civil society in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun --
Self, society, civility and Islam / Aziz Esmail --
Debating women : gender and the public sphere in post-revolutionary Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini --
Soviet legacies and Western aid imperatives in the new Central Asia / Olivier Roy --
Prospects for civil society in Tajikistan / Shirin Akiner --
Religiosity and civil culture in post-Soviet Azerbaijan : a sociological perspective / Tair Faradov --
Ethics in the civitas / Amyn B. Sajoo --
State and civil society in Turkey : democracy, development and protest / Ersin Kalaycioǧlu --
Between identity-politics and authoritarianism in Pakistan / Iftikhar H. Malik --
State, society and creed : reflections on the Maghreb / Abdou Filali-Ansary.
Responsibility: edited by Amyn B. Sajoo.

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