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Title Civil society in the Muslim world : contemporary perspectives / edited by Amyn B. Sajoo.
Imprint London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and in Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2002.

Subject Civil society -- Islamic countries.
Political culture -- Islamic countries.
Islam and politics.
Alt Name Sajoo, Amyn B.
Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Description xix, 339 pages ; 23 cm
Note "This volume is the culmination of a year-long project that was highlighted by a series of seminars on civil society hosted by The Institute of Ismaili Studies, beginning in November 2000. Most of the chapters evolved from papers delivered at the seminars ..."--P. xiii.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : civic quests and bequests / Amyn B. Sajoo -- Locating civil society in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun -- Self, society, civility and Islam / Aziz Esmail -- Debating women : gender and the public sphere in post-revolutionary Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini -- Soviet legacies and Western aid imperatives in the new Central Asia / Olivier Roy -- Prospects for civil society in Tajikistan / Shirin Akiner -- Religiosity and civil culture in post-Soviet Azerbaijan : a sociological perspective / Tair Faradov -- Ethics in the civitas / Amyn B. Sajoo -- State and civil society in Turkey : democracy, development and protest / Ersin Kalaycioǧlu -- Between identity-politics and authoritarianism in Pakistan / Iftikhar H. Malik -- State, society and creed : reflections on the Maghreb / Abdou Filali-Ansary.
ISBN 1860648584
1850435901 (pbk)
OCLC # 51224943

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