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The West and Islam

Western Liberal Democracy versus the System of Shura, 1st Edition

By Mishal Fahm al-Sulami

Routledge

288 pages

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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

About the Author

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

About the Series

Routledge Islamic Studies Series

This broad ranging series includes books on Islamic issues from all parts of the globe and is not simply confined to the Middle East.

 

 

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS026000
HISTORY / Middle East / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
REL037000
RELIGION / Islam / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies