Contesting models of Islamic governance in Malaysia and Indonesia

  title={Contesting models of Islamic governance in Malaysia and Indonesia},
  author={J. Stark},
  journal={Global Change, Peace \& Security},
  • J. Stark
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Global Change, Peace & Security
This article suggests that there is much to be learnt from studying Islam in Malaysia and Indonesia comparatively to trace their emerging similarities. Various models of an Islamic state, be it by directly involving the shariah as the only source of reference, as it is proposed Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS), or by gradually Islamizing the society (shariah haraki), a model that has been applied with considerable success by both ABIM and the Mahathir administration and receives backing from… Expand