9781403975270

Values And Perceptions of the Islamic And Middle Eastern Publics

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    1403975272

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-01-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

Addressing values and politics in the Muslim world, this pioneering volume examines attitudes towards democracy and politics, self-expression and traditional values, convergence and divergence of values between the elite and the publics of Islamic and European countries, political and economic consequences of religious beliefs, perceptions of outsiders and xenophobia, family and health, all topics of interests to sociology, political science, history, and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies.

Author Biography

Mansoor Moaddel is a professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Islam in a Global Perspective
The Worldviews of the Islamic Publics in Global Perspective
Value Systems of Elites and Publics in the Mediterranean: Convergence or Divergence
Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe: Persisting Value Differences or Value Adaptation?
Part II
Do Islamic Orientations Influence Attitudes toward Democracy in the Arab World?: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Algeria
An Egalitarian Face of Islam: Support for Islamic Law and Economic Justice in Severn Muslim-Majority Nations
The Rentier State: Does Rentierism Hinder Democracy?: The Rentier Mentality Hypothesis Tested in Seven Middle Eastern Countries
Part III
A Cross-National Comparison of Self-Rated Health in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and the United States
Saudi Public Speaks: Religion, Gender, and Politics
Part IV
Events and Value Change: The Impact of September 11, 2001 on the Worldviews of Egyptians and Moroccans
Xenophobia and In-Group Solidarity in Iraq: A Natural Experiment on the Impact of Insecurity
Part V
Probability Sampling and the Scientific Survey Method for Population Studies: Application to Survey Research in Islamic Countries
Part I
The Worldviews of the Islamic Publics in Global Perspective
Value Systems of Elites and Publics in the Mediterranean: Convergence or Divergence
Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe: Persisting Value Differences or Value Adaptation?
Part II
Do Islamic Orientations Influence Attitudes toward Democracy in the Arab World?: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Algeria
An Egalitarian Face of Islam: Support for Islamic Law and Economic Justice in Severn Muslim-Majority Nations
The Rentier State: Does Rentierism Hinder Democracy?: The Rentier Mentality Hypothesis Tested in Seven Middle Eastern Countries
Part III
A Cross-National Comparison of Self-Rated Health in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and the United States
Saudi Public Speaks: Religion, Gender, and Politics
Part IV
Events and Value Change: The Impact of September 11, 2001 on the Worldviews of Egyptians and Moroccans
Xenophobia and In-Group Solidarity in Iraq: A Natural Experiment on the Impact of Insecurity
Part V
Probability Sampling and the Scientific Survey Method for Population Studies: Application to Survey Research in Islamic Countries
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