Islam and Democracy : The Failure of Dialogue in Algeria.

A story which has immense potential significance for Muslim countries.

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Main Author: Volpi, Frederic.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Pluto Press, 2002.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • 1 Understanding Political Democratisation at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century
  • Algeria and the third wave of democratic transitions
  • Islam and the 'West': a clash of ideologies in Algeria
  • New political actors for a new international order
  • 2 Political Ideas and Practices in Historical Perspective
  • Genealogies of state power: colonial experiences, post-colonial dilemmas
  • Historical perspectives on Islamic fundamentalist ideology: a pragmatic account
  • 3 The Algerian Political Transition: Democratic Symbols and Authoritarian Practices (1988-91)
  • The 1988 October riots: the symbol of a new era
  • The Algerian democratic transition: successes and failures
  • 4 The 1992 Coup d'État and Beyond: War as Politics Through Other Means (1992-94)
  • The 1992 coup d'état
  • The military in control: the repressive option
  • The Islamic movement: from political opposition to 'holy' war
  • 5 A New Authoritarianism: Guided Democracy Versus Radical Islam (1995-2000)
  • The recomposition of the political field
  • Electoral marketing: formal representation and informal authoritarianism
  • On the margins of politics: the military and the Islamic guerrillas
  • 6 A Civil Society in Transition: Survivalist Strategies and Social Protest
  • Coping with violence and deprivation: survivalist strategies
  • The articulation of social protest: defying the regime
  • 7 The International Arena: Strengths and Weaknesses of the New World Order
  • The political economy of the conflict: the role of international actors
  • Algeria as the future of democratisation in the Muslim world
  • Exporting the jihad: the internationalisation of radical Islamic actors
  • 8 Conclusion: Learning and Unlearning to be Democratic
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index
  • Abdelkader, Emir, 20
  • Abdessallam, Belaid 111-12.
  • Abdessallam, Belaid, 64
  • Abduh, Muhammad 27-31
  • 27-31
  • 33-4
  • Afghani, Djaffar al- 69
  • Afghani, Jamal al- 27-8
  • 27-8
  • 30
  • 33-4
  • Afghanistan 15
  • 15
  • 17
  • 68
  • 124
  • 126
  • Ain Hamra 96
  • Ait Ahmed, Hocine 23
  • 23
  • 52
  • 79
  • Al-Qaida 14-15
  • 14-15
  • 124
  • 126
  • Algiers 20
  • 20
  • 39-42
  • 46
  • 48
  • 50
  • 52
  • 58-60
  • 64-5
  • 68
  • 73
  • 78
  • 80
  • 89-91
  • 100
  • 103-5
  • 107
  • Bab-el-Oued, 46
  • Bab-el-Oued, 90
  • Batna, 51
  • Batna, 59
  • Batna, 67
  • Bejaia, 80
  • Bejaia, 106
  • Belcourt, 41
  • Belcourt, 90
  • Belcourt, 100
  • Belcourt, 102
  • Constantine, 39-40
  • Constantine, 48
  • Constantine, 97
  • Mitidja, 89-90
  • Oran, 41
  • Oran, 48
  • Oran, 80
  • Oran, 97
  • Oran, 99
  • Oran, 105
  • Tizi-Ouzou, 41
  • Tizi-Ouzou, 80
  • Tizi-Ouzou, 104
  • Tizi-Ouzou, 106-7
  • Althusser, Louis 6
  • Amnesty laws 74
  • 74
  • 82
  • 91
  • 136
  • Anarchism 8
  • 8
  • 15
  • 35
  • 108
  • 129
  • Annan, Kofi 118
  • Arab Socialism 13
  • 13
  • 23
  • 37
  • 49
  • 64
  • Armed Islamic Groups / Groupements Islamiques Armés [GIA] 14-16
  • 14-16
  • 69-75
  • 88-92
  • 96
  • 101
  • 104
  • 112
  • 114
  • 124-5
  • Armed Islamic Movement / Mouvement Islamique Armé [MIA] 68-71
  • Armstrong, David 13
  • Assabiyya 24-5
  • Assassination campaigns 69-70
  • 69-70
  • 75
  • 89-90
  • 104
  • 112
  • 114
  • Association of Mujahidin [also association of war veterans] 57
  • 57
  • 62-3
  • 79
  • Authoritarianism 12
  • 12
  • 15
  • 19
  • 25
  • 62
  • 66
  • 72-82
  • 117
  • 119
  • Banna, Hassan al- 31
  • Belhadj, Ali 41
  • 41
  • 43
  • 46
  • 50-1
  • 73
  • 78
  • 82
  • 102-3
  • 132
  • Belkheir, Gen. Larbi 55
  • Belloucif, Gen. Mustapha 63
  • Ben Ali, President Zine El Abidine 57
  • Ben Badis, Sheikh Abdelhamid 30
  • 30
  • 32
  • Ben Bella, Ahmed 23
  • Benaicha, Ahmed 77
  • Benhabiles, Abdelmélik 55
  • Benhamouda, Abdelhak 52
  • Benkhelil, H. 55.
  • Bensaid, Boualem 125
  • Berber Cultural Movement /Mouvement Culturel Berbère [MCB] 105-6
  • 105-6
  • 108
  • Berber minority 23
  • 23
  • 46
  • 60
  • aarch movement 107
  • aarch movement 134
  • Berber Spring 37
  • 37
  • 104
  • 106
  • insurrection of 104-6
  • insurrection of 106-8
  • insurrection of 1988
  • insurrection of 2001
  • Bergson, Henri 33
  • Berque, Jacques 22
  • Betchine, Col. Mohammed 86
  • Bin Laden, Osama 14
  • 14
  • 92
  • 124
  • Blood feuds 94-6
  • Boudiaf, Mohammed 23
  • 23
  • 53-4
  • 57
  • 59-60
  • 62-4
  • 111
  • Boukhamkham, Abdelkader 72
  • Boukrouh, Noureddine 79
  • Boumediene, Houari 83-4
  • Bourdieu, Pierre 10
  • 10
  • 102
  • Bourgeoisie 120-1
  • Bouteflika, Abdelaziz 79-82
  • 79-82
  • 107
  • 115
  • Brahimi, Abdelhamid 44
  • Brahimi, Lakhdar 55
  • Burgat, François 37
  • Bush, George W. 14
  • 14
  • 17
  • 126
  • Carrel, Alexis 33
  • Chadli Benjedid 53
  • 53
  • 59-60
  • 66
  • 78
  • and the military, 83-4
  • and the October riots, 39-42
  • and the strike of 50-1
  • and the strike of 1991
  • Chadli's reforms 43-49
  • Chadli's resignation 55
  • 55
  • 62
  • Chebouti, Abdelkader 68
  • Chirac, Jacques 74
  • Civil society 16
  • 16
  • 38
  • 98-9
  • 120
  • 130
  • 137
  • Berber & Kabyle associations, 37
  • Berber & Kabyle associations, 98
  • Berber & Kabyle associations, 103-8
  • Islamic charities & associations, 37-8
  • Islamic charities & associations, 61
  • Islamic charities & associations, 70
  • Islamic charities & associations, 98-104
  • Islamic charities & associations, 107
  • Civil war [also civil conflict] 16-17
  • 16-17
  • 82
  • 85
  • 88-97
  • 118
  • 128
  • 131
  • Clans 23-4
  • in the military, 23-4
  • in the military, 66
  • in the military, 83
  • in the social system, 23-4
  • in the social system, 94-5
  • clash of civilisations thesis 2
  • 2
  • 6
  • 9
  • 13
  • European/Western, 20-3
  • European/Western, 27-9.
  • European/Western, 33-4
  • Islamic, 27-9
  • Islamic, 33-4
  • Colburn, Forrest 5
  • Cold War 4
  • 4
  • 12-13
  • 117-9
  • Colonial period 19-22
  • French colonisation, 19-22
  • mission civilisatrice, 20-1
  • war of independence, 22-3
  • Communism 2
  • 2
  • 9
  • 35
  • 118
  • Constitution 46-7
  • 46-7
  • 76
  • Corruption 63
  • 63
  • 113
  • Cultural politics [also identity politics] 1
  • 1
  • 6-9
  • 13
  • 98
  • Debt rescheduling 110-15
  • Democracy 11-12
  • Islamic democracy, 11-12
  • Islamic democracy, 102-3
  • Islamic democracy, 135
  • liberal democracy, 3-7
  • liberal democracy, 12
  • liberal democracy, 129-30
  • liberal democracy, 136-7
  • promotion of, 117-19
  • pseudo-democracy, 86-7
  • pseudo-democracy, 121-2
  • pseudo-democracy, 136-7
  • Democratisation 1-3
  • 1-3
  • 6-8
  • 12
  • 15
  • 27
  • 43-9
  • 128-9
  • 132
  • Democrats 5
  • 5
  • 9
  • 12
  • 130
  • 134
  • Diamond, Larry 18
  • Djaballah, Abdallah 79-80
  • Djeddi, Ali 72
  • 72
  • 102
  • Dunn, John 1
  • Eastern Europe 4
  • 4
  • 117
  • 123
  • economic crisis 37-8
  • 37-8
  • 43-5
  • 48
  • 60
  • 95-8
  • 110-12
  • economic liberalisation 39
  • 39
  • 48
  • 94-5
  • 113-14
  • 120-1
  • economic redistribution 38-9
  • 38-9
  • 94-5
  • 131
  • informal economy [also black market], 39
  • informal economy [also black market], 94
  • informal economy [also black market], 96
  • informal economy [also black market], 98
  • rentier economy, 115
  • rentier economy, 120-1
  • state enterprises, 97
  • state enterprises, 117
  • state planning, 94-5
  • state planning, 97
  • Educative system 31-2
  • 31-2
  • 38
  • 99
  • 105
  • Egypt 13
  • 13
  • 21
  • 27-8
  • 30-2
  • 35
  • 57
  • 121
  • Elections [Algeria] 1990 [local], 47-50 1991-92 [parliamentary], 52, 55-8 1995 [presidential], 74-6, 89 1997 [local], 76, 78, 90 1997 [parliamentary], 76-7 1997 [senatorial], 78 1999 [presidential] 79-81
  • 79-81.
  • 91
  • Ennahda [party] 47
  • 47
  • 77-8
  • 80-1
  • Esposito, John 3
  • Eulmi, Omar al- 69
  • Europe 49
  • 49
  • 70
  • 111
  • 116
  • 118
  • 123
  • 126-7
  • 130
  • European Union [EU] 17
  • 17
  • 58
  • 74
  • 111
  • 115-16
  • 119
  • 126
  • Family networks see
  • see
  • 14
  • 25
  • 93-4
  • 96
  • 99
  • Fanon, Franz 22
  • Fascism 9
  • 9
  • 33
  • 35
  • Food riots 40-1
  • France 123-6
  • French foreign policy 53
  • 53
  • 57-8
  • 70
  • 74
  • 80
  • 110-12
  • 114
  • 123-5
  • GIA attacks in, 15-7
  • GIA attacks in, 88
  • GIA attacks in, 124-5
  • Fukuyama, Francis 3
  • 3
  • 9
  • 117
  • Gellner, Ernest 7
  • General Union of Algerian Workers /Union Générale des Travailleurs Algériens [UGTA] 52
  • 52
  • 63
  • Ghozali, Sid Ahmed 53
  • 53
  • 55
  • 79
  • 133-4
  • Golden Age of Islam 30-1
  • Gousmi, Cherif 88
  • Gramsci, Antonio 6
  • Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat [GSPC] / Dawa wa Jihad 91
  • 91
  • 126
  • Guenaizia, Abdelmalek 55
  • Guizot, François 27-8
  • Gulf War 13
  • 13
  • 17
  • 49
  • 110
  • 117
  • Hachani, Abdelkader 51-2
  • 51-2
  • 56-8
  • 61
  • 67
  • 73
  • 77
  • 82
  • Haddam, Tidjani 57
  • 57
  • 59
  • Hamas [party] see also
  • see also
  • 74
  • 76-7
  • Hamrouche, Mouloud 48
  • 48
  • 51
  • 79
  • 84
  • Hanoune, Louisa 79
  • Haroun, Ali 57
  • Hattab, Hassan 91-2
  • 91-2
  • 108
  • High Security Council / Haut Conseil de Sécurité [HCS] 55-60
  • Human rights 3
  • 3
  • 17
  • 57
  • Huntington, Samuel 2
  • 2
  • 5-7
  • 9
  • 13
  • 117
  • Hussain, Saddam 49
  • 49
  • 118
  • Ibn Khaldun 23-5
  • Ideology 3-4
  • 3-4
  • 6-7
  • 13
  • 19-20
  • 37-8
  • 49
  • clash of ideologies, 7-10
  • clash of ideologies, 125
  • clash of ideologies, 127
  • Ijtihad 29
  • 29
  • 103
  • Imams 31
  • 31
  • 58-9
  • 61-2
  • in Algeria 32
  • 32
  • 44
  • 67
  • 100-2
  • 129
  • 132
  • in Europe 123-5
  • Industrialisation 64
  • 64
  • 111
  • 113
  • Institutional reform 121-2
  • 121-2.
  • 128-30.