The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013
Farish A. Noor
Islamism in a Mottled Nation
The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013
€ 89,00
ISBN:
9789089645760
Verschijningsdatum:
11-07-2014
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Direct
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Hardback
Aantal paginas:
260
Auteur:
Farish A. Noor
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The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013
The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS is the biggest opposition party in Malaysia today and one of the most prominent Islamist parties in Southeast Asia. This work recounts the historical development of PAS from 1951 to the present, and looks at how it has risen to become a political movement that is both local and transnational, tracking its rise from the Cold War to the age of the War on Terror, and its evolving ideological postures - from anti-colonialism to post-revolutionary Islamism, as the party adapted itself to the realities of the postmodern global age. PAS's long engagement with modernity and its nuanced approach to the goal of state capture is the focus of this work, as it recounts the story of the Islamist party and Malaysia by extension.

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