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The Arab Revolution of 2011
The Arab Revolution of 2011 (April 2015)
A Comparative Perspective
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor

Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.

How do we make sense of the Arab revolution of 2011? What were its successes, its failures, and significance in world history? The Arab Revolution of 2011 brings together a broad range of perspectives to explain the causes, processes, and consequences of the revolution of 2011 and its critical implications for the future. The contributors, in this majo...(Read More)
 
 
Social Theory and Regional Studies in the Global Age
Social Theory and Regional Studies in the Global Age (June 2014)
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor

A pioneering approach to social theory that rectifies overreliance on Western historical experience of development and modernization.

In this pioneering volume, leading international scholars argue for the development of a new approach to social theory that draws on regional studies for the conduct of comparative analysis in the global age. Social Theory and Regional Studies in the Global Age moves beyon...(Read More)
 
 
The Rule of Law, Islam, and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran
The Rule of Law, Islam, and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran (April 2013)
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor
Nathan J. Brown - Editor

Comparative study of Islam and the rule of law in Egypt and Iran.

In recent years, Egypt and Iran have been beset with demands for fundamental change. The Rule of Law, Islam, and Constitutional Politics in Egypt and Iran draws together leading regional experts to provide a penetrating comparative analysis of the ways Islam is entangled with the process of democratization in authoritarian regimes. By co...(Read More)
 
 
The Political Dimensions of Religion
The Political Dimensions of Religion (August 1993)
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor

"The only other book that deals with Jewish, Christian, and Muslim fundamentalism is the book by Bruce Lawrence. It does not have the range of Arjomand's book." -- Hamid Algar, University of California, Berkeley

"In this book, Said Amir Arjomand has brought together a number of brilliant essays, each addressing a particular aspect of that beguiling force of attraction that relentlessly keeps religion and politics in close proximity--i...(Read More)
 
 
Authority and Political Culture in Shi'ism
Authority and Political Culture in Shi'ism (July 1988)
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor

The major theme of this book is authority in Shi`ism with special emphasis on its institutionalization in different historic periods from the beginning of Shi`ism in the Middle Ages to the present.

Part I presents new material on important or neglected issues that are at the center of current scholarly debate, including the fundamental relationship between knowledge and authority in pristine Shi`ism, aspects of popular culture in medieval Shi...(Read More)
 
 
From Nationalism to Revolutionary Islam
From Nationalism to Revolutionary Islam (June 1985)
Saïd Amir Arjomand - Editor

An analysis of nationalism and the role Islam plays in the politics of the Middle and Near East.

This study of dominant social movements in the Middle and Near East by a group of social scientists and historians is the first attempt to bring nationalism and the contemporary Islamic movements into a unified thematic perspective. The process of national economic and political integration supplies the unifying co...(Read More)
 
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