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

Bruce K. Rutherford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which way will Egypt go now that Husni Mubarak's authoritarian regime has been swept from power? Will it become an Islamic theocracy similar to Iran? Will it embrace Western-style liberalism and ... More


Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in 1805 to the era ... More


The Role of Human Security in the Contest between the Egyptian Government and the Muslim Brotherhood, 1980–2010

Charles McDaniel

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the evolution of competition between the secular Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood. It discusses the ways in which repression has inspired the Muslim Brotherhood ... More


Negotiating Political Landscapes: (Pope Shenouda III, 1971–)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pope Shenouda III, 1971–, is the 117th pope of Egypt and has guided the Coptic community into an era far more complex then the church had ever previously faced.


The Judicial Authority and Civil Society

al-Sayyed Mustapha Kamel

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates how judges, acting as an arm of the state, curb the freedom of civil society institutions. It discusses the judges' involvement as a professional association through their ... More


Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution

Laura Gribbon and Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Translates some of the most decisive and influential discursive and performative moments that shaped the early drama of the unfolding text of Egypt's uprising. By drawing on analytical tools from the ... More


The People and the Army Are One Hand: Myths and Their Translations

Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Addresses the question of how to translate the use of slogans in simultaneous support and opposition to the army from January well into the time of writing in August 2011. Through the varying terms ... More


Regional Leadership: Balancing off Costs and Dividends in the Foreign Policy of Egypt

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Egyptian foreign policy under Hosni Mubarak has been characterized by stability, moderation, and predictability. With the exception of participation in the international coalition for the liberation ... More


Introduction

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume maps out some of the most significant cultural battles in Egypt focusing specifically on the Mubarak era that has witnessed significant and often contradictory changes within the cultural ... More


Prologue Take them out of the ball game - Egypt's cultural players in crisis

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The moment of confrontation between political and cultural figures in Egypt encapsulates the nature of their mutually dependent relationship since Muhammad Ali's modernization project (1805–49) and ... More


Continuity and Change in Islamist Political Thought and Behavior: the Transformations of Armed Islamist Movements in Egypt and Algeria

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/9789774163531.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “historical leadership” in July 1997, of al-Jama'a al-Islamiya — the largest armed Islamist movement in Egypt during the 1980s and 1990s — declared a unilateral ceasefire. The declaration ran ... More


Days of Rage

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter details the last time the author met Hosni Mubarak in October 2010 in Rome when she was instructed to put together a list of 190 treasures from Cairo's museums for an ... More


Morality

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the link between the muscular approach to peacekeeping advocated by Boutros-Ghali early in his term, the ‘moral’ purpose he attached to his role as Secretary-General, his ... More


Conclusion: Balancing the Brotherhood

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter examines how the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and UAE pursued ideational balancing strategies in response to the rise of an Islamist regime in Egypt. It also discusses Turkey's ... More


Local and Regional Sectarian Narratives

Caroleen Marji Sayej

in Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter challenges the narrative that conflict in Iraq was sectarian in nature. Conflict was the product of local and regional sectarian narratives that dominated the Iraqi landscape, and helped ... More


The transition towards revolution in Egypt:: The Arab Spring realised?

Sonia L. Alianak

in The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform: The Arab Spring Realised?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692712
eISBN:
9781474406079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692712.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter deals, in phase 1, with people power uprisings in 2011 when Egypt erupted in revolution and Mubarak fell due to hierarchical dissonance in values, without religious mitigation, between ... More


Jihād and Martyrdom in Early and Late Treatises on the Merits of Jihād

Asma Afsaruddin

in Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199730933
eISBN:
9780199344949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730933.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter Six deals extensively with the contents of independent fadā’il al-jihād works, which include the Kitāb al-Jihād of ’Abd Allāh Ibn al-Mubārak (d. 181/797), Kitāb al-jihād by Ibn Abī ’āṣim (d. ... More


History

Wen-chin Ouyang

in Politics of Nostalgia in the Arabic Novel: Nation-State, Modernity and Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748655694
eISBN:
9780748684298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655694.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Arabic novel writes the history of the nation-state in the form of novelised autobiography, biography biographical dictionary of prophets, political leaders, heroes of Islam, and the common folk. ... More


The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Sebastian Elsasser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Part of the legacy of the Mubarak era (1980–2011) in Egypt is the unsettled state of Muslim-Christian relations and the increasing volatility of sectarian tensions, which also overshadowed the first ... More


Egypt

Asaad Al-Saleh

in Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter narrates the January 25 Revolution in Egypt through the testimonies of activists who participated in the event. On this day, Egyptians headed to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to join a ... More


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