State-organised Religion and Muslims’ Commitment to Democracy in Albania

  title={State-organised Religion and Muslims’ Commitment to Democracy in Albania},
  author={A. Elbasani},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={253 - 269}
Abstract This article questions why, and indeed how, Muslims have committed to democratisation in post-communist Albania. The explanatory framework merges the theoretical insights of the moderation paradigm with the specific devices that characterise the post-communist religious field in investigating Muslims’ support for democracy. The empirical analysis draws on a within-case comparison of Muslims’ behaviour in three consequential stages of democratic transition—each marked by different… Expand
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