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"A Pragmatic March toward Democracy"?

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has examined how the Free Officers were able to seize and consolidate power, topple the parliamentary regime, and put in place a new political order with them at the helm. It has shown that ... More


Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Abdullah Al-Arian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This groundbreaking book examines the means by which the Muslim Brotherhood was reconstituted during the years of Anwar al-Sadat’s presidency. By including an analysis of structural, ideological, and ... More


Containment across Authoritarian Landscapes

Marie-Eve Reny

in Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The value of a concept lies in large part in its ability to travel and explain dynamics across settings. Authoritarian regimes other than China have contained informal religious organizations. This ... More


Becoming a Police State: October 1973

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the 1973 Arab-Israeli war that transformed Egypt into a police state. One of the moves made by Anwar al-Sadat, Gamal Abd al-Nasser's successor, was to eradicate the country's ... More


Return of the Brothers

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter details the early discussions about reconstituting the Muslim Brotherhood following a change in the ruling regime and with it a change in policy toward the political opposition. The ... More


The Youth of Islam

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Years before the Muslim Brotherhood would re-emerge within Egyptian society, an oft-forgotten organization named Shabab al-Islam signaled the return of Islamic activism. Arising out of the open space ... More


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