The Resource Vying for Allah's vote : understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan, Haroon K. Ullah

Vying for Allah's vote : understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan, Haroon K. Ullah

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Vying for Allah's vote : understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan
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Vying for Allah's vote
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understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan
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Haroon K. Ullah
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eng
Summary
What is driving political extremism in Pakistan? In early 2011, the prominent Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer was assassinated by a member of his own security team for insulting Islam by expressing views in support of the rights of women and religious minorities. Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister, was killed by gunfire and explosive devices as she left a campaign event in December 2007; strong evidence links members of extremist organizations to her slaying. These murders underscore the fact that religion, politics, and policy are inextricably linked in Pakistan. In this book, Haro
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Ullah, Haroon K
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charts
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ629.A979
LC item number
U453 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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South Asia in world affairs series
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  • Islam and politics
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Political parties
  • Pakistan
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Islam and politics
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Political parties
  • Politics and government
  • Pakistan
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Vying for Allah's vote : understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan, Haroon K. Ullah
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Islam and Democracy in Pakistan; Islamic Confessional Parties; Party Types and Extremism: The Sharia-Secularism Continuum; Muslim Democracy in Pakistan; The Rise of Muslim Pakistan; Democracy in Pakistan; The Role of Religion and Islamic Parties; Plan of the Volume; CHAPTER 3 Islamic Parties in Pakistan; Party Formation in Developed Democracies; Party Formation in Developing Democracies; Islamist Party Formation; The Sharia-Secular Model of Confessional Party Behavior
  • Islamic Confessional Party OrganizationTypology of Islamic Confessional Parties in Pakistan; CHAPTER 4 Muslim Democratic Parties: Origins and Characteristics; Ideology and Structure; Pakistani Independence; Modern Muslim Democrats: The Muslim League and Its Competitors; CHAPTER 5 Islamist Parties: Origins and Characteristics; Jamaat-e-Islami: A Hierarchical Islamist Party; Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam: A Network Islamist Party; Islamist Parties: Shared Assets and Obstacles; CHAPTER 6 Islamic Voters in Pakistan: Motives and Behavior; Survey Hypotheses; Survey Analysis
  • CHAPTER 7 Political Strategy: When Extremism WorksPakistan Muslim League: Moving toward the Right; Jamaat-e-Islami: Associating with Violence to Secure Votes; Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam: Using Religious Spaces as a Party of the Masses; The JUl as Incumbents: Modernization and Extremism; The JI as Incumbents: Moderation and Extremism; The Limits of Strategic Positioning: The Case of the ANP; CHAPTER 8 Lessons Learned: How Pakistan Informs the Arab Spring and Afghanistan; Signaling Credible Commitments and the Sharia- Secular Model: A Rational Choice Explanation for Islamic Parties
  • Egypt: Islamic Parties Fighting for a Seat at the TableBangladesh: Divergent Islamic Trends from Pakistan; Afghanistan: Why Islamic Party Origins Matter; Morocco: Where Incumbency Leads to Moderation; Conclusion: Why Pakistan Matters; CHAPTER 9 Foreign Policy Implications and New Trends; Islamic Activism in the Twenty-First Century; The Future Is Now; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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unknown
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1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626160163
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
99957055268
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5g1373
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870898621
  • (OCoLC)ocn870898621
Label
Vying for Allah's vote : understanding Islamic parties, political violence, and extremism in Pakistan, Haroon K. Ullah
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Islam and Democracy in Pakistan; Islamic Confessional Parties; Party Types and Extremism: The Sharia-Secularism Continuum; Muslim Democracy in Pakistan; The Rise of Muslim Pakistan; Democracy in Pakistan; The Role of Religion and Islamic Parties; Plan of the Volume; CHAPTER 3 Islamic Parties in Pakistan; Party Formation in Developed Democracies; Party Formation in Developing Democracies; Islamist Party Formation; The Sharia-Secular Model of Confessional Party Behavior
  • Islamic Confessional Party OrganizationTypology of Islamic Confessional Parties in Pakistan; CHAPTER 4 Muslim Democratic Parties: Origins and Characteristics; Ideology and Structure; Pakistani Independence; Modern Muslim Democrats: The Muslim League and Its Competitors; CHAPTER 5 Islamist Parties: Origins and Characteristics; Jamaat-e-Islami: A Hierarchical Islamist Party; Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam: A Network Islamist Party; Islamist Parties: Shared Assets and Obstacles; CHAPTER 6 Islamic Voters in Pakistan: Motives and Behavior; Survey Hypotheses; Survey Analysis
  • CHAPTER 7 Political Strategy: When Extremism WorksPakistan Muslim League: Moving toward the Right; Jamaat-e-Islami: Associating with Violence to Secure Votes; Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam: Using Religious Spaces as a Party of the Masses; The JUl as Incumbents: Modernization and Extremism; The JI as Incumbents: Moderation and Extremism; The Limits of Strategic Positioning: The Case of the ANP; CHAPTER 8 Lessons Learned: How Pakistan Informs the Arab Spring and Afghanistan; Signaling Credible Commitments and the Sharia- Secular Model: A Rational Choice Explanation for Islamic Parties
  • Egypt: Islamic Parties Fighting for a Seat at the TableBangladesh: Divergent Islamic Trends from Pakistan; Afghanistan: Why Islamic Party Origins Matter; Morocco: Where Incumbency Leads to Moderation; Conclusion: Why Pakistan Matters; CHAPTER 9 Foreign Policy Implications and New Trends; Islamic Activism in the Twenty-First Century; The Future Is Now; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626160163
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
99957055268
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5g1373
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870898621
  • (OCoLC)ocn870898621

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