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Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Avi Max Spiegel

Abstract

Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. This book takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support—a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular world, but between different and often conflicting visions of Islam itself. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research among rank-and-file activists in Morocco, the book shows how Islamist movements are encountering opposition from an unexpected source—each other. In vivid detail, the book describes the conflicts that arise as Islamist groups vie with one another for new recruits, and the unprecede ... More

Keywords: Arab Muslims, Islamism, secular world, Islamist movements, Islamist groups, fragmentation, political Islam, Muslim youths, Islamist pluralism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780691159843
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Avi Max Spiegel, author
University of San Diego