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Table of contents for The Islamic world and the West : an introduction to political cultures and international relations / edited by Kai Hafez ; with a foreword by Mohammed Arkoun and Udo Steinbach ; translated from the German by Mary Ann Kenny.


Editor's preface to the English edition vii
Foreword by Mohammed Arkoun and Udo Steinbach xi


Kai Hafez
Islam and the West: The clash of politicised perceptions      3


Reinhard Schulze
Is there an Islamic modernity?                                       21

Gudrun Kramer
Visions of an Islamic Republic. Good governance according
to the Islamists                                                                   33

Heiner Bielefeldt
Universalism versus relativism. On the necessity of intercul
tural dialogue on human rights                                          46

Irmgard Pinn
From exotic harem beauty to Islamic fundamentalist.
Women in Islam                                          57

Thomas Scheffler
West-eastern cultures of fear: Violence and terrorism in
Islam                                                                70

Volker Nienhaus
Islamic economics: dogma or science?                                            86


Annette Junemann
Support for democracy or fear of Islamism? Europe and
Algeria 103

Andreas Rieck
Iran: Towards an end of anti-Western isolationism?                         127

Sonja Hegasy
They dare to speak out. Changes in the political culture
of Egypt, Morocco and the Arab world                             146

Erhard Franz
Secularism and Islamism in Turkey                                  161            

Catherine Samary
Neither a religious war nor ethnic hatred. Bosnian Muslims
between partition, the superpowers and Islamic solidarity           176

Alexander Flores
Oslo: a model for peace in the Middle East? Israel and the
Palestinians 188

Henner Furtig
Iraq as a Golem. Identity crises of a Western creation        204

Rainer Freitag-Wirminghaus
Atheistic Muslims. Soviet legacy and Islamic tradition in
Central Asia and the Caucasus                                  217

Munir D. Ahmed
Pakistan's "Islamic" atom bomb                                     231