publication . Research . 2017

Sunni Political Islam: Grasping the Emerging Divide

Koß, Maren;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: DEU
Abstract
After the rapid rise and fall of Sunni Islamist political actors following the Arab uprisings that began earlier this decade, a strong fragmentation has emerged within this political spectrum. The division exists within Islamist political groups in their national contexts as well as between them across different countries. The Tunisian Ennahdha, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood stand as respective models for Islamists in power, under repression, and in civil wars. The Tunisian Ennahdha falls into the category of "Islamists in power." It acts within the political system, understands itself as a national political party, and has s...
Subjects
free text keywords: Politikwissenschaft, Political science, Politischer Islam; Muslimbrüder; Wechselbeziehungen Religion und Politik; Verhältnis Religionsgemeinschaft - Staat; Arabischer Frühling, politische Willensbildung, politische Soziologie, politische Kultur, Political Process, Elections, Political Sociology, Political Culture, Tunesien, Ägypten, Syrien, islamistische Partei, Sunnit, Muslim, arabische Länder, Nordafrika, Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Islamist party, Sunni, Arab countries, North Africa, 10500, ddc:320
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