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What is meant by Islamism?

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Masters in Education from Nottingham University in the UK. Also studied Masters in Islamic Studies and Islamic Banking & Finance. Political activist with interests in Geopolitics, History and Phil ...
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In charting Muslim political discourse, a number of terms have been considered by researchers. Terms like "fundamentalist" have been rejected for their pejorative connotations whilst terms like Islamists, though commonly used, harbour other hidden problems. Islamism has been defined as: - the belief that Islam should guide... Show more >>

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As can be gleaned from the vast literature on "Islamism," this term has been used in many different ways by both Muslims and non-Muslims to refer to various "movements" and "ideologies" dedicated to the revival of Islam and its political realization. Related terms currently in circulation include "political Islam," "Islamic... Show more >>

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