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Islam in a Changing World - Anders Jerichow

Paperback Published: 22nd January 1997
ISBN: 9780700705092
Number Of Pages: 220

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The theme of the conference presented in this work, "Islam in a changing world: Europe and the Middle East", held in Copenhagen in June 1996, was the compatibility between Islam and universal norms and values, and the perspectives for dialogue and mutual understanding. Special attention was given both to the common features of today's Islamic groups and to differences between them. Patterns of internal Islamic co-operation and conflict were discussed, as were the ways in which political Islam influences the socio-political developments in the Middle East. Finally, the interaction between political Islam and the post-1989 challenges and opportunities of Euro-Mediterranean co-operation was also covered.

Conference Organizers
List of Contributors
Introduction
Multiple Faces of Islamp. 1
The Troubled Triangle: Populism, Islam and Civil Society in the Arab Worldp. 13
A Pan-Islamic Movement - Unity or Fragmentation?p. 30
Discourses on Human Rights and Pluralistic Democracyp. 45
The Ideologization of Islam: Meaning, Manifestations and causesp. 91
Islamic Activism in Egypt, 1974-1996p. 128
Civilizations: Clash or Co-operation?p. 144
Annex 1: The Euro-Mediterranean Partnershipp. 157
Annex 2: Challenges and Opportunitiesp. 164
Annex 3: The Muslim World and the West - a Need for Dialoguep. 169
Annex 4: Stereotypes and Prejudicep. 176
Conference programmep. 180
List of participantsp. 184
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ISBN: 9780700705092
ISBN-10: 0700705090
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 22nd January 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1