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Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam, Islamic State/ISIS, and challenges common understandings on the issue of Islam and democracy.

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam and Arab Civil Society

Political Islam is a term that is often used amongst circles of academics and policymakers, but its complexity is seldom acknowledged or understood – especially post 2011.

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

Edited Collection – Caliphates and Islamic Global Politics

This collection addresses common questions about Political Islam and provides an assessment of ISIS/ISIL in order to challenge common understandings of Islam and democracy.

Islamic State, the Arab Spring, and the Disenchantment with Political Islam

Islamic State, the Arab Spring, and the Disenchantment with Political Islam

Political Islam’s national and regional foundations have already been eroded. In the long term, its parties will likely become just one political party among others.

Egypt’s Failed Transition to Democracy: Was Political Culture a Major Factor?

Egypt’s Failed Transition to Democracy: Was Political Culture a Major Factor?

Why did Egypt miss the chance to build democratic governance? What does the astonishing popularity of another military strongman tell us about Egyptian politics?

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Yemen’s version of federalism appears aimed at taming the aspirations of the southern movement and Ansar Allah in the north rather than incorporating them into politics.

What is Political Islam?

What is Political Islam?

Regardless of the success or failure of political Islam, Muslims will seek to politicize Islam in search for cultural independence and authenticity in social structures.

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

R2P contains glaring theoretical drawbacks and its practice by Western powers creates the scope for a mix up of humanitarian concerns with their strategic interests.

The Constitutional Process in Egypt and Tunisia

The Constitutional Process in Egypt and Tunisia

Tunisia has faced a genuine regime change, while Egypt has merely witnessed a series of rotations of authoritarian leaders badly masking themselves as democrats.

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

In its current form, it is difficult to read federalism as a long-term peace-building solution in the midst of Yemen’s on-going conflicts and insecurity.

Review – The Syria Dilemma

Review – The Syria Dilemma

This edited collection reflects the myriad contrasting positions on Syria held by Western experts, both for and against potential intervention, and for and against the rebels.

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Kulantzich carries the debate about foreign policy, intervention and self-determination to a new level by pressing readers think about how democracy is successfully advanced.

Feminism and the Post-‘Arab Spring’

Feminism and the Post-‘Arab Spring’

The transformation heralded by the 2011 uprisings still remains a very long way off. Replacement of one type of authoritarian state by another is very far from a feminist revolution.

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