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Islamist Pluralism

Avi Max Spiegel

in Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book attempts to unlock the incipient industry of Islamism. This is, at its core, a work of political sociology, ... More


The Influence of International Context on Domestic-Level Models of Regime Transition and Democratic Consolidation

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses how anti-Americanism continues to thwart the democratization trajectory in the Arab world. Anti-Americanism has often been seen as simply a problem relevant to East–West ... More


Hybrid Regimes and Arab Democracy

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the political future of Egypt and the Arab world, which may include a steady deepening of liberalism and, possibly, democracy. It suggests that a full transition to democracy is ... More


Cairo as Global/Regional Cultural Capital?

Said Sadek

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates that some aspects of Cairo's traditional cultural prominence in the Arab world have been transformed in the context of technological innovation, pan-regional diversification, ... More


Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Amaney A. Jamal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the post-Cold War era, why has democratization been slow to arrive in the Arab world? This book argues that to understand support for the authoritarian status quo in parts of this region—and the ... More


On the Margins of Defeat: A Sociology of Arab Intellectuals Under Authoritarianism

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

State repression, under authoritarianism, is so frequently taken for granted that its deeper ramifications are rarely studied. The Arab region has witnessed a rising interest in women's issues at ... More


Language policy and politics

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a snapshot of different language policies in the Arab world, implemented ones and unimplemented ones, and of the ever-evolving relation between language, ideology, nation and ... More


Consequences of the Suez Crisis in the Arab World

Rashid Khalidi

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

Nasser emerged from the Suez crisis as the pre-eminent leader of Arab nationalism. ‘Nasserism’ was elevated to the status of an ideology throughout the Arab world. As this chapter points out, the ... More


Learning the Right Lessons from Beijing: A Model for the Arab World?

Emma Murphy

in Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, 'Islamic' and Neo-liberal Alternatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639687
eISBN:
9780748653171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639687.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

For countries aspiring for comparable development, China's model has become the go-global trade strategy of the 1990s. What made the model appealing is that it does not require political concessions ... More


General Conclusion

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It identifies two facts that render Arabic inclusive in many respects. The first is the non-distinction between Classic Arabic, Modern Standard ... More


Music and Media in the Arab World

Michael Frishkopf (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the turn of the twentieth century the dramatic rise of mass media has profoundly transformed music practices in the Arab world. Music has adapted to successive forms of media dissemination — ... More


Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power

Jesse Ferris

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155142
eISBN:
9781400845231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155142.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book draws on declassified documents from six countries and original material in Arabic, German, Hebrew, and Russian to present a new understanding of Egypt's disastrous five-year intervention ... More


The Wallkeepers: Monitoring the Israeli-Arab Conflict

Dan Caspi with Danny Rubinstein

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter describes the way in which the mass media have handled the occupation. It suggests that Israel has concentrated on building an “Information Wall” that separates between the Arab and the ... More


Arab Nationalism and Competing Loyalties: From the 1920s to the Arab Revolt in Palestine

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at a growing number of voices in the three most important Arab domains of the time—Iraq, Greater Syria, and Egypt—who were declaring themselves to be Arabs, sometimes in ... More


Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This title presents a wide-ranging review of the relationship between the Egyptian judiciary and the government. If justice in the Arab world is often marked by a lack of autonomy of the judiciary ... More


The End of the Games: Germany, the Middle East, and the Terrorist Attack

Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

in The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the relationship regarding sports between Germany and Israel and how it affected the Munich Games. It notes that in the mid-1960s, Germany's delicate balance between its moral ... More


Reimagining the Ancestral Arab Homeland

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter revolves around representations of Arab homelands as embodied and performed by immigrant parents or grandparents, with these memories subsequently internalized but also revised by ... More


A Different Road to Modernity: Jewish Identity in the Arab World

Daniel J. Schroeter

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a study of a non-Western diaspora. It argues that there is no single story even for the Arab world, though the multiple Asian/North African Jewish identities are unified by ... More


1967 and After: The Twilight of Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Arab nationalism after the Six Day War of June 1967, which was a seminal event in Arab contemporary history. What the Six Day War did was to irretrievably rob Arab nationalism ... More


Violent Finale

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0045
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political situation in Jordan in 1951. This year was marked by political turmoil, acute economic crisis, continuing isolation within the Arab world, and persistent tensions ... More


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