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Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Mitsuo Nakamura

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Observations on the 2004 General and Presidential Elections

by Mitsuo Nakamura

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Published by Islamic Legal Studies Program @ Harvard Law S .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11219443M
ISBN 100880860596
ISBN 109780880860598

Islam and Democracy Eliane Ursula Ettmueller Abstract: This paper proposes a short apprehension of the reflections of one of the most important progressive Islamic scholars, the Egyptian theologian Ali Abderraziq. It focuses on his work about Islam and the Fundamentals of Power, published in The main purpose is to allow a more sophisticated. Get this from a library! Islam and democracy in Indonesia: observations on the general and presidential elections. [Mitsuo Nakamura].

The Masyumi Party, which was active in Indonesia from to , constitutes the boldest attempt to date at reconciling Islam and democracy. Masyumi proposed a vision of society and government which was not bound by a literalist application of Islamic doctrine but rather inspired by the values of by: 6. Despites these lacunae the book undoubtedly provides a plentiful essential resource for those interested in the study of post-authoritarian government, Muslim politics and, particularly, Indonesian Islam. This volume is a welcoming edition after the publication of Robert Hefner’s Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratizations in Indonesia.

  Muslim Democracy explores the relationship between politics and religion in forty-seven Muslim-majority countries, focusing especially on those with democratic experience, such as Indonesia and Turkey, and drawing comparisons with their regional, non-Islamic counterparts. Unlike most studies of political Islam, this is a politically-focused book, more concerned with governing realties than. Get this from a library! Islam and democracy in Indonesia: tolerance without liberalism. [Jeremy Menchik] -- Indonesia's Islamic organizations sustain the country's thriving civil society, democracy, and reputation for tolerance amid diversity. Yet scholars poorly .


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Katherine Brown, International Affairs 'Jeremy Menchik's data rich and insightful book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism, is a valuable contribution to the political science scholarship on Indonesia's particular brand of democracy and religious pluralism.' Zeynep Atalay, American Journal of Sociology5/5(2).

Drawing on archival documents, ethnographic observation, comparative political theory, and an original survey, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia demonstrates that Indonesia's Muslim leaders favor a democracy in which individual rights and group-differentiated rights converge within a system of legal pluralism, a vision at odds with American-style secular government but common in Africa, Asia and Cited by:   The book is a collection of essays covering events in the transition of Indonesia from an authoritarian state under Suharto to a democracy from onwards.

The essays are loosely linked by number of themes which explore the efforts made by Indonesia in delivering a democratic, secular, pluralistic and economically robust state to the largest Muslim population in the by:   Reviews.

Contents. Excerpt. Links. Awards. Indonesia's military government collapsed inigniting fears that economic, religious, and political conflicts would complicate any democratic transition. Yet in every year sincethe world's most populous Muslim country has received high marks from international democracy-ranking organizations.

In this volume, political scientists. Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. The result is the best volume currently available on the role of Islam and Muslims in Indonesia's democratic transition.

This important book should be required reading for specialists of Indonesia and all those interested in how democracy might be constructed in Muslim-majority : $   Democracy and Islam in Indonesia (Religion, Culture, and Public Life Book 13) - Kindle edition by Künkler, Mirjam, Stepan, Alfred.

Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Author: Mirjam Künkler. ✏Gender Islam and Democracy in Indonesia Book Summary: This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the patterns of gender orders that have prevailed in recent history, and demonstrating the.

Get this from a library. Democracy and Islam in Indonesia. [Mirjam Künkler; Alfred C Stepan;] -- Indonesia's military government collapsed inigniting fears that economic, religious, and political conflicts would complicate any democratic transition.

Yet in every year sincethe. Gender, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia by Kathryn May Robinson Gender, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book explores the relationship between gende /5(3).

Book Description: Indonesia's military government collapsed inigniting fears that economic, religious, and political conflicts would complicate any democratic transition. Yet in every year sincethe world's most populous Muslim country has received high marks from international democracy-ranking organizations.

Starting from the kaleidoscope of masculinities and femininities in Indonesia's many cultures, Kathryn Robinson takes us on a gripping historical trip through independence, dictatorship, Islamic movements, globalization and democratic by: This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the patterns of gender orders that have prevailed in recent history, and demonstrating the different forms of social power this has afforded to women.

In this now-classic book, Islamic sociologist Fatima Mernissi explores the ways in which progressive Muslims--defenders of democracy, feminists, and others trying to resist fundamentalism--must use the same sacred texts as Muslims who use them for violent/5.

This book is a must-read account on the rise and failure of the Islamist struggle in Indonesia's emerging democracy. Platzdasch's work is without a doubt a significant and timely contribution to a better understanding of Islamic politics in contemporary Indonesia. Written in an accessible way, Gender, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia explores the part played by women in the nationalist movement, as well as the role of the women's movement in the structuring of the independent Indonesian state, the politics of the immediate post-independence period and the transition to the authoritarian New Order.

Indonesia's military government collapsed inigniting fears that economic, religious, and political conflicts would complicate any democratic transition.

Yet in every year sincethe wor. The book of Portuguese apothecary Tomé Pires that documents his observations of Java and Sumatra from his to visits, is considered one of the most important sources on the spread of Islam in Indonesia.

InAli Mughayat Syah started military campaigns to dominate the. Gender, Islam, and Democracy in Indonesia - Kathryn May Robinson - Google Books This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the.

This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the patterns of gender orders that have prevailed in recent history, and demonstrating the different forms of social power this has afforded to by:.

Book Description This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the patterns of gender orders that have prevailed in recent history, and demonstrating the different forms of social power this has afforded to women.Indonesia, Islam, and Democracy: Dynamics in a Global Context brings fresh insight to the growing influence of Islam which is often ignored by foreign observers.

Azyumardi Azra, a noted historian, breaks away from the common analysis of the current political situation and uncovers the lineages of the influence of Islam in Indonesian politics.

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia takes a very valid and informative approach to exploring the possibility of tolerance without the western concept of liberalism.

Menchik completed a number of years in Indonesia gathering samples and surveys from Indonesia’s (and the world’s) largest Muslim organizations: Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiya.5/5(2).