A Morocco Special Focus: Moroccan Islamism, Language Politics in Morocco, & Policing the Organizational Threat in Morocco (S. 10, Ep. 4)

Ahmed Khanani of Earlham College talks about his latest book, All Politics are God’s Politics: Moroccan Islamism and the Sacralization of Democracy, with Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast. The book enables readers to understand and appreciate the significance of dimuqrāṭiyya [democracy] as a concept alongside new prospects for Islam and democracy in the Arab Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (Starts at 22:49). Kaoutar Ghilani of Oxford University speaks about her new article, “The legitimate’ after the uprisings: justice, equity, and language politics in Morocco,” published in the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. (Starts at 0:56). Chantal Berman of Georgetown University discusses her new article, “Policing the Organizational Threat in Morocco: Protest and Public Violence in Liberal Autocracies,” published in the American Journal of Political Science. (Starts at 11:41).



Music for this season’s podcast was created by Feras Arrabi. You can find more of his work on his Facebook and Instagram page.

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