1st Edition

The West and Islam
Western Liberal Democracy versus the System of Shura

ISBN 9780415444385
Published May 16, 2007 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Historical background 1. The evolution of democracy 2. The eclectic nature of shura 3. Shura in the contemporary period: the case of Sudan Part 2: Comparison of Western liberal democracies and al-Turabi's shura system 4. The foundations of Western liberal democracy and al-Turabi's shura system 5. Political system divisions 6. Political legalisation Conclusion

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Mishal Fahm al-Sulami is Assistant Professor of Modern Western Political Thought in the Arts and Humanities Faculty, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia