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Passive revolution : absorbing the Islamic challenge to capitalism

Author: Cihan Tuğal
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009.
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Over the last decade, pious Muslims all over the world have gone through contradictory transformations. Though public attention commonly rests on the turn toward violence, this book's stories of transformation to 'moderate Islam' in a previously radical district in Istanbul exemplify another experience. In a shift away from distrust of the state to partial secularization, Islamists in Turkey transitioned through a  Read more...
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Tuğal, Cihan.
Passive revolution.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)619611432
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cihan Tuğal
ISBN: 9780804761444 0804761442 9780804761451 0804761450
OCLC Number: 268547479
Description: xii, 306 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Toward a theory of hegemonic politics --
Islamization in Turkey as constitution of hegemony --
Vicissitudes of integral political society --
The making and unmaking of integral civil society --
The emergence of modern Islamic political society --
Modern Islamic civil society triumphant --
Conclusion : Islamic hegemony in comparative perspective.
Responsibility: Cihan Tuğal.

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While Islamic politics pose a challenge to capitalism in some parts of the world, they have actually advanced capitalism and democracy in Turkey. This work looks closely at this transition in Turkey,  Read more...

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