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Islamic Civilization, Amity, Equanimity and TranquilityBY ABDUL KARIM BANGURA AND ALANOUD AL-NOUH
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Islamic Civilization, Amity, Equanimity and Tranquility

Analyzing and Inventing Peace Paradigms, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Strategies (First Edition)
By Abdul Karim Bangura and Alanoud Al-Nouh

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60927-859-5, 178 pages

©2011

Description
This book is not intended to be a critique of democracy nor an antagonistic or provocative study of the potential rise and fall of particular regimes. Rather, Islamic Civilization, Amity, Equanimity and Tranquility intends to define and describe the theory of democratic peace and to propose Islamic peace paradigms and a conflict resolution strategy that are as compatible, complementary, or as an alternative to the democratic model. In consideration of the deficit of contending or alternative perspectives regarding the establishment of global peace, Islam is employed to provide the theoretical basis for the probability of a particular regime type as the precursor for peace and stability. By closely scrutinizing the apparent prerequisites of international peace, it defines and describes a peace model using Islam as a historical case study.

Biography
Abdul Karim Bangura holds Ph.D.s in political science, development economics, linguistics, computer science, and mathematics. Dr. Bangura is a professor of research methodology and political science at Howard University, and a researcher-in-residence at the Center for Global Peace in the School of International Service at American University. The author of 75 books and over 600 scholarly articles, Dr. Bangura won the prestigious 2012 Cecil B. Curry Book Award for African Mathematics: From Bones to Computers.

Other Cognella titles by Abdul Karim Bangura:
Ebonics Is Good
Keyboard Jihad: Attempts to Rectify Misperceptions and Misrepresentations of Islam
Perceptions of Peace in Washington, DC
The African National Anthem, "Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika": A Pragmatic Linguistic Analysis
Islam and Political Economic Systems
Law, Politics, and African Americans in Washington, DC
Social-Economic Trends in Washington, DC
Gender and Ethnicity in Washington, DC
United States Congress Versus Apartheid
Fettered -tions and -isms
African-Centered Research Methodologies: From Ancient Times to the Present
Fractal Complexity in the Works of Major Black Thinkers: Volume One
Fractal Complexity in the Works of Major Black Thinkers
A Comprehensive Introduction to Research Methods (Volume 1): Quantitative Methods: Volume 1: Quantitative Methods
Fractal Complexity in the Works of Major Black Thinkers: Volume Three