Fundamentalisms and the state : remaking polities, economies, and militance

Published
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press 1993
Physical description
ix, 665 pages ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 0226508838
  • 9780226508832
  • 0226508846
  • 9780226508849
  • 0226508773
  • 9780226508771
Notes
  • "Sponsored by the American Academy for Arts and Sciences" - t.p.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Contents
  • Introduction / Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby -- pt. 1. Remaking polities: Introduction : Fundamentalism and politics / John H. Garvey -- Fundamentalism and American law / John H. Garvey -- Fundamentalism, ethnicity, and enclave / Steve Bruce -- Jewish fundamentalism and the Israeli polity / Charles S. Liebman -- Shi'ite jurisprudence and constitution making in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Said Amir Arjomand -- The fundamentalist impact on law, politics, and constitutions in Iran, Pakistan, and the Sudan / Ann Elizabeth Mayer -- Fundamentalist influence in Egypt : the strategies of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Takfir groups / Abdel Azim Ramadan -- Islamic Tajdid and the political process in Nigeria / Umar M. Birai -- The Nakshibendi Order of Turkey / Şerif Mardin -- Hindu fundamentalism and the structural stability of India / Robert Eric Frykenberg -- Sikh fundamentalism : translating history into theory / Harjot Oberoi.
  • pt. 2. Restructuring economies: Fundamentalisms and the economy / Timur Kuran -- The economic impact of Islamic fundamentalism / Timur Kuran -- Heirs to the Protestant ethic? : the economics of American fundamentalists / Laurence R. Iannaccone -- Buddhist economics and Buddhist fundamentalism in Burma and Thailand / Charles F. Keyes -- The economic impact of Hindu revivalism / Deepak Lal.
  • pt. 3. Remaking the world through militancy: Comparing militant fundamentalist movements and groups / David C. Rappoport -- Three models of religious violence : the case of Jewish fundamentalism in Israel / Ehud Sprinzak -- Afghanistan : an Islamic war of resistance / Olivier Roy -- Militancy and religion in contemporary Iran / Nikki R. Keddie and Farah Monian -- Hizbullah : the calculus of Jihad / Martin Kramer -- Saving America's souls : Operation Rescue's crusade against abortion / Faye Ginsburg -- Buddhism, politics, and violence in Sri Lanka / Stanley J. Tambiah -- Conclusion: Remaking the state : the limits of the fundamentalist imagination / Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby.
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  • Online version:: Fundamentalisms and the state. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This third volume of the Fundamentalism Project provides a systematic overview of the advances made by antisecular religious movements over the past twenty-five years. The distinguished contributors to this volume - economists, political scientists, religious historians, social anthropologists, and sociologists - focus on the impact these movements have had on national economies, political parties, constitutional issues, and international relations on five continents and within the religious traditions of Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism. Do fundamentalisms tend toward political activism, and how successful have they been in remaking political structures? To answer this question and others, the contributors discuss the anti-abortion movement in the U.S., the Islamic war of resistance in Afghanistan, and Shiite jurisprudence in Iran. Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby conclude the volume with a synthetic statement of fundamentalist impact on polities, economies, and state security. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that involves an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come.

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