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Islamism : a new totalitarianism

Author: Mehdi Mozaffari
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What exactly is Islamism? And what explains its violent expansion in recent decades? Why are Islamists so determined to change the world order? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, as those regimes did in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union--or can it adapt effectively to changing realities? What are the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mehdi Mozaffari
ISBN: 9781626376540 1626376549 9781626376557 1626376557
OCLC Number: 967845313
Description: 345 pages ; 23 cm
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 revival of the Islamic civilization --
Islamism and freedom of expression --
Islamism and the problematic of amity and enmity --
Islamism and world order --
Islamism: a new totalitarianism.
Other Titles: Islamisme.
Responsibility: Mehdi Mozaffari.

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What exactly does Islamism mean? And what explains its violent expansion? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, or can it adapt to  Read more...

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