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7112 -- BRÖNING, MICHAEL & HOLGER WEISS (Eds.)

Politischer Islam in Westafrika. Eine Bestandsaufnahme
(Afrikanische Studien 30)
Berlin: Lit Verlag 2006
224 pp., Euro 14.90; ISBN 3-8258-9349-9
Keywords: political Islam, Islam and politics, radical Islam, Shari"a debates, democracy and Islam, history of Islam, civil Islam

Political Islam in West Africa. A reappraisal
Africa south of the Sahara, and especially West Africa is very much influenced by Islam; it is an important force in society. The authors ask what the role(s) of political Islam is, who the relevant actors are, and what the impact of "radical" Islam is.

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