author={Henri Lauzi{\`e}re},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  pages={241 - 261}
  • H. Lauzière
  • Published 11 April 2005
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
For more than a decade, post-Islamism has been at the center of a major debate in French academia regarding the historical evolution of Islamism. The concept was put forth in the early 1990s as an attempt to apprehend the apparent crisis within many Islamic movements of the Middle East. In Iran, the increasingly authoritarian character of the Islamic republic, as well as the predominance of the mullahs' discretionary powers, seemed to undermine the credibility of the Islamist alternative… 
Post‐Islamism, the Failure of an Idea: Regards on Islam and Nationalism from Khomeini’s Death to the Arab Revolts
«Post-Islamism» remains a controversial concept in Western academia. Both the definition itself and its applicability have led to an intellectual debate that may be partially deemed a failure. Such a
Beyond Post-Islamism: Transformation of Turkish Islamism Toward 'Civil Islam' and Its Potential Influence in the Muslim World
Turkey have been seen as an almost unique case as far Islam-state-secularismdemocracy relations were concerned but the recent transformation of Turkish Islamism coupled with the global turmoil in the
The Islamist Challenge to Regime Hegemony in Morocco: Contested Legitimacy and Positionary Strategies
This chapter argues that the literature’s emphasis on political liberalization, while important in understanding the political dynamics of state and political Islam relations, should be treated as a
The post-Islamist problematic: questions of religion and difference in everyday life
Abstract The term post-Islamism has been broadly applied to suggest that we are witnessing a new phase of Islamist politics in which the goal is not to make the state Islamic but to change the lived
Post-Islamism: The Case of Turkey’s AKP
Each of the case studies covered thus far has involved an Islamist actor. In this chapter, we examine a secular party that is the successor of a long line of Islamist groups. Turkey’s ruling Justice
Sufism and Islamist activism in Morocco: an examination of the tradition of ‘commanding right and forbidding wrong’ in the thought of ʿAbd al-Salam Yassine
ABSTRACT In this article, I contribute to ongoing debates regarding proper conceptions of ‘political Islam’ or ‘Islamism’ by bringing greater attention to the roles that Islamic mysticism, or Sufism,
Post-Islamism: The Failure of Islamic Activism?
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Influence of Pluralism and Electoral Participation on the Transformation of Turkish Islamism
Similar to other Islamists, Turkish Islamists have also used intolerant and exclusivist rhetoric. They have used religion in a heavy-handed manner as the dominating parameter of their political
Neither Participation nor Revolution: The Strategy of the Moroccan Jamiat al-Adl wal-Ihsan
Scholars and students of Islamist movements are divided over the issue of Islamists' commitment to democracy and a number of studies have attempted to discover the true nature of Islamist parties.
From Victim to Hangman? Ennahda, Salafism and the Tunisian Transition
The article revisits the notion of post-Islamism that Roy and Bayat put forth to investigate its usefulness in analysing the Tunisian party Ennahda and its role in the Tunisian transition. The


Réaction de l'Islam officiel au renouveau islamique au Maroc
Il existe des facteurs oppositionnels a la monarchie marocaine dans la poussee d'un courant populiste "islamiste" ou integriste. I. Remise en cause de l'image islamique du pouvoir. II. Les reactions
Religion and Power in Morocco
Religion and Power in Morocco. HENRY MUNSON, JR. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1993. xix + 232 pp., map, note on transliteration, chronology, notes, glossary, bibliographies, index.
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Le post-islamisme
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All these questions are addressed in
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For more on al-Dabbagh and his posthumously published book al-Ibriz, see Bernd Radtke
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