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

Avi Max Spiegel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. This book takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support—a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular ... More


Preference Divergence and Control in Palestine

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter turns to the Middle East, assessing the organizational evolution of the main Palestinian terrorist groups from 1989 through 2005. In addition to testing hypotheses about the relationship ... More


Politicized Religion, Conflict, and Development: The Islamists and the State

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter deals with the relationship between development and religion. A renewed interest in religion has spurred a spate of research that tries to establish a causal relationship between the two ... More


Islamist Movements And The Arab Spring

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter charts the evolution of political Islam in the Arab world and, in particular, highlights its growing engagement with the state. The decades of experience of groups such as the Muslim ... More


Pathways of Islamist Mobilization against the State in the Middle East and Central Asia

Frédéric Volpi

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter draws some parallels between discourses and practices of governance and opposition in the Middle East and Central Asia, and proposes some tentative suggestions regarding a common ... More


The Fate of Timbuktu’s Sufi Heritage: Controversies around Past Traces and Current Practices

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the destruction of the Sufi saints' mausoleums (a World Heritage Site) during the six-month occupation of Mali's northern regions by Tuareg-Islamist forces. Prior to the ... More


Alternative Views of Central Asia’s Future

David B. H. Denoon

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of bilateral relations between the United States and China in Central Asia. It was only after September 11, 2001, when the United States began using ... More


Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 2011 Arab uprisings represented the collapse of old ruling bargains across the Arab world and the manifestation of demands for new premises of rule. The book is divided into two parts. The first ... More


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