Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Islam and Liberal CitizenshipThe Search for an Overlapping Consensus$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Andrew F. March

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195330960

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 22 April 2019

Identifying Equilibrium: An Ideal-Typical Islamic Doctrine of Citizenship

Identifying Equilibrium: An Ideal-Typical Islamic Doctrine of Citizenship

Chapter:
(p.135) 4 Identifying Equilibrium: An Ideal-Typical Islamic Doctrine of Citizenship
Source:
Islam and Liberal Citizenship
Author(s):

Andrew F. March (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0005

This chapter seeks to establish what is reasonable for citizens in a liberal society to demand of Muslim fellow citizens by way of an “Islamic doctrine of citizenship” if it is to be said that there is an overlapping consensus on the terms of social cooperation. This inquiry involves two distinctions: between justice and citizenship, and between a citizen and a “loyal resident alien” or an “alienated citizen.” It is best perceived as the search for a fully reasonable account of the minimal demands of liberal citizenship least in conflict with the aims and sprit of Islamic political ethics. Ideal-typical “reasonable” Islamic positions are formulated on the core questions of residence, political obligation, loyalty, recognition, solidarity and political participation to be used in later chapters for evaluating existing Islamic views.

Keywords:   equilibrium, reasonableness, justice, citizenship, overlapping consensus, resident alien, alienated citizen, political obligation, recognition, political participation

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .