Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Nathan J. Brown

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190619428

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 14 October 2019

Understanding the Revival of Politics

Understanding the Revival of Politics

Chapter:
(p.11) Chapter 1 Understanding the Revival of Politics
Source:
Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics
Author(s):

Nathan Brown

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.003.0002

This chapter first explains the meaning of the “revival” of Arab politics. It then discusses the overall aim of this book: to understand and map the revived forms of Arab politics as they really are and explore their effects. In particular, it presents various sites of Arab public life to understand when various spheres arose, who participates in them, and how. It develops a more comprehensive sense of the Arab public sphere and presents its effect on policy outcomes: the revival of Arab politics does matter for policy, but only under specific conditions. The analysis focuses on religion and especially on arguments about the Islamic shari‘a precisely because there is a strong religious coloration to much public life in the Arab world. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords:   Arab politics, public life, religion, Islam, Islamic shari‘a

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 .