The Sharia State
Arab Spring and Democratization
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $52.95|
| Book Description: |
Set against the backdrop of the Arab Spring, The Sharia State examines the Islamist concept of political order. This order is based on a new interpretation of sharia and has been dubbed "the Islamic state" by Islamists. The concept of "the Islamic state," has been elevated to a political agenda and it is this agenda that is examined here.
In contrast to the prevailing view which sees the Arab Spring as a revolution, this book argues that the phenomenon has been neither...