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Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Asef Bayat


While there is a great deal of literature on the politics, ideology, and organizational workings of the Islamist movements, there exists little systematic study about their changing dynamics. This book, Post-Islamism, brings together a dozen substantial studies to examine the shifting dynamics of Islamist movements in diverse Muslim-majority countries extending from Indonesia to Morocco. The book brings to light the way Islamist movements have shifted in the past three decades—their directions, for what reasons, and what alternative trends they have engendered. Central to the book is a concept ... More

Keywords: Islamism, political Islam, Muslim world, Post-Islamism, religious politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199766062
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Asef Bayat, editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Part one Introduction

Part two Critique from Within

Part three Change in Ambivalence

8Hizbullah’s Infitah:

Joseph Alagha

Part four Critique from Without

Part five Post-Islamism Always?

11Islamism in Sudan:

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

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