Vali Nasr

Vali Nasr teaches Middle East and South Asian politics at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. His latest books are State and Democracy in Iran (with Ali Gheissari, 2006) and The Shi’a Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future (2006).

April 2005, Volume 16, Issue 2

The Rise of “Muslim Democracy”

The incentives created by competitive elections in a number of Muslim-majority countries are fueling a political trend that roughly resembles the rise of Christian Democracy in twentieth-century Europe

Democracy: A Reader

With such influential contributors as Francis Fukuyama, Robert Putnam, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Anwar Ibrahim, this is an indispensable resource for students of democracy and instructors at the undergraduate and graduate levels.