Cihan Tuğal is the author of Passive Revolution: Absorbing the Islamic Challenge to Capitalism (Stanford UP) and The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings brought down Islamic Liberalism (Verso). He is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His new book, Caring for the Poor: Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World, is published by Routledge.
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