The Resource Islam in the balance : ideational threats in Arab politics, (electronic resource)

Islam in the balance : ideational threats in Arab politics, (electronic resource)

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Islam in the balance : ideational threats in Arab politics
Title
Islam in the balance
Title remainder
ideational threats in Arab politics
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Language
eng
Summary
Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics is an analysis of how ideas, or political ideology, can threaten states and how states react to ideational threats. It examines the threat perception and policies of two Arab Muslim majority states, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, in response to the rise and activities of two revolutionary "Islamic states," established in Iran (1979) and Sudan (1989). Using these comparative case studies, the book provides important insight about the role of religious ideology for the international and domestic politics of the Middle East and, in doing so, advances our understanding of how, why, and when ideology affects threat perception and state policy. Rubin makes clear that transnational ideologies may present a greater and more immediate national security threat than shifts in the military balance of power: first because ideology, or ideational power, triggers threat perception and affects state policy; second because states engage in ideational balancing in response to an ideological threat. The book has significant implications for international relations theory and engages important debates in comparative politics about authoritarianism and Islamic activism. Its findings about how an Islamist regime or state behaves will provide vital insight for policy creation by the US and its Middle East allies should another such regime or state emerge
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1973-
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Rubin, Lawrence
Dewey number
320.55 70956
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Islam and politics
  • National security
  • Threat (Psychology)
  • International relations
  • Electronic books
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Iran
  • Sudan
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
Label
Islam in the balance : ideational threats in Arab politics, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11890975
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11890975
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11890975
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remote
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11890975
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Islam in the balance : ideational threats in Arab politics, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11890975
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11890975
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890975
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890975
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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