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Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Alfred Stepan and Mirjam Künkler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this volume, political scientists, religious scholars, legal theorists, and anthropologists examine the theory and practice of Indonesia's democratic transition and consider whether it can serve ... More

Derailing Democracy in AfghanistanElections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan: Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Noah Coburn and Anna Larson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166201
eISBN:
9780231535748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides an in-depth portrait of Afghanistan's recent elections as experienced by individuals and communities, and reveals how the elections have actively contributed to instability, ... More

Reforming DemocraciesSix Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Douglas Chalmers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162951
eISBN:
9780231531054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162951.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Even well-established democracies need reform, and any successful effort to reform democracies must look beyond conventional institutions—elections, political parties, special interests, legislatures ... More

Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Mamadou Diouf (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book critically examines “tolerance,” “secularism,” and respect for religious “diversity” within a social and political system dominated by Sufi brotherhoods. Through a detailed analysis of ... More

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