Description The Shifts in Hizbullah's Ideology de Joseph Alagha:
This title studies the shifts in Hizbullah's ideology from an exclusivist religious ideology, to a more encompassing political ideology, and to a down-to-earth political program. It deals with Islamic state- greater and smaller jihad- suicide and martyrdom- integration (infitah)- interest (maslaha)- pan-Islamism- antiimperialism- anti-Zionism- oppressors and oppressed- and, Israel and the US.
Joseph alagha is senior researcher, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Alagha received his M.Phil. degree in Islamic Studies from the ISIM in 2000. As a Ph.D. candidate at ISIM from 2001 to 2005, he conducted research on the changing role of Hizbullah in the Lebanese public sphere and its contribution to the integration processes. His research interests include the impact of the democratisation and the liberalisation processes on Islamic movements in the Middle East, surveying the role of core and peripheral states.