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Religion and democratization : framing religious and political identities in muslim and catholic societies

Author: Michael Daniel Driessen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Religion and Democratization is a comparative study of how regime types and religion-state arrangements frame questions of religious and political identities in Muslim and Catholic societies. The book proposes a theory for modeling the dynamics of "religiously friendly democratization" processes in which states institutionally favor specific religious values and organizations and allow religious political parties to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Daniel Driessen
ISBN: 9780199329700 0199329702
OCLC Number: 900241627
Description: xii, 338 s. : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
List of Tables --
List of Figures --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Chapter 1: Democracy Theory, Secularization Stories, and Religion-State Arrangements --
Chapter 2: Islam and Catholicism: Qualifying Democratic Hostility --
Chapter 3: Towards a general theory of religious-democratic change --
Chapter 4: Religion and Democracy in Italy --
Chapter 5: Religion and Democracy in Algeria --
Chapter 6: Comparing Religiously Friendly Democratization across the Muslim Majority World --
Chapter 7: Statistical Explorations --
Conclusions --
Archives --
Databases --
Appendix A: Grim and Finke (2006) GFI and GRI Coding Questions --
Appendix B: Summary Statistics --
Appendix C: World Values Survey Question Wordings --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Michael D. Driessen

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This is among the most important recent books on religion and democracy. Michael Driessen insightfully and convincingly challenges the prevailing wisdom among many liberal thinkers, arguing that Read more...

 
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