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Piety and Public Opinion: Understanding Indonesian Islam

Thomas B. Pepinsky, R. William Liddle, and Saiful Mujani


Across the Muslim world, religion plays an increasingly prominent role in both the private and public lives of over a billion people. Observers struggle to understand the consequences of this Islamic resurgence. Will democratic political participation by an increasingly religious population lead to victories by Islamists at the ballot box? Will more conspicuously pious Muslims participate in politics and markets in a fundamentally different way than they had previously? Will a renewed attention to Islam lead Muslim democracies to turn away from alignments with the West and toward an Islamic ci ... More

Keywords: Indonesia, Islam, politics, piety, religiosity, democracy, Islamic banking, globalization, political economy, public opinion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190697808
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190697808.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas B. Pepinsky, author
Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University

R. William Liddle, author
Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Ohio State University

Saiful Mujani, author
Professor of Social and Political Sciences, State Islamic University of Indonesia-Jakarta