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Published: 15 May 2014

352 Pages | 7 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199329700

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Religion and Democratization

Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies

Michael D. Driessen

  • Synthesizes and advances the scholarly discussion on the incorporation of hostile religious acts into the democratization proceess by combining insights from work on both political Islam and Catholicism into one theoretical framework.
  • The first study to systematically explore the possiblity that religiously inclusive democratization might impact the religious life of a nation.
  • Engages sociological insights about the place of religious values and the future of religious beliefs in modern, democratic societies.

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