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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


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


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


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