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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


The Generation of 1919

James Whidden

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the self-proclaimed embodiment of 1919 and the Egyptian national soul, the Wafd Party. It counters the view that the Wafd was an elitist, only superficially liberal, grouping. ... More


Language as Proxy in Egypt’s Identity Politics: Examining the New Wave of Egyptian Nationalism

Mariam Aboelezz

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article, written by Mariam Aboelezz’s, focuses on the period following the overthrow of Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamad Morsi in 2013. Concurrent with this was a government-supported emphasis ... More


Anticolonial Boycotts and National Trade

in A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781268
eISBN:
9780804782661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781268.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces the politics of commercial boycotts in interwar Egypt. Boycotts were a moment when consumption emerged as a political arena to defy colonialism, and they helped initiate broad ... More


The Political Role of the Egyptian Judiciary

Nabil Abdel Fattah

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/9789774162015.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The debate around the role of the Egyptian judiciary was a main axis of the political, constitutional, and legal discourses of the government, the opposition, and the new protest movements, such as ... More


Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

How is language used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians? How does this identity relate to language form and content? This book explores these questions by ... More


A Tale of Two Egypts

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details events following the assassination of President Anwar Sadat in October 1981. The assassination did not throw the country into chaos nor produce prolonged instability. The ... More


Democratization and Constitutional Reform in Egypt and Indonesia: Evaluating the Role of the Military

Javed Maswood and Usha Natarajan

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter does a comparative analysis of democratic transition in Indonesia following the Asian financial crisis and collapse of the New Order military regime, and the Egyptian transition ... More


Setback and Revolt

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details how the Free Officers commanded Egypt's political arena through a combination of bribery, coercion, and normative appeals to support the revolution based on its ostensible ... More


Egyptian Parties and Syndicates vis-à-vis Judicial Decisions

Ahmed Abd El-hafeez

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/9789774162015.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Any observer of Egyptian politics can easily track the growth of the judicial phenomenon in Egyptian political life over the past three decades. The Egyptian judiciary has become the most prominent, ... More


Hero of the Crossing

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details events following President Nasser's death from a heart attack in September 1970. It describes Nasser's legacy; the emergence of Anwar Sadat; Sadat's efforts to pursue policies ... More


Dinner with Cleopatra

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/9789774168253.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the author's assignment to oversee Austrian archaeologist Karl Kromer's spring campaign on the Gebel Qibli, the south hill of the Giza plateau. Roughly 3 kilometers south of ... More


The Rise of the Officers

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details events leading up to and after the Free Officers' coup of July 23, 1952. The Free Officers demonstrated an ideological opportunism both before and after the coup. This allowed ... More


Women’s Islamic Movements in the Making

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter lays out the main themes in the historical processes contextualizing women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It analyzes the relationship between the projects of secularization instituted by ... More


Uprising

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details the events leading up to the uprising of January 25, 2011. It describes the collapse of Hosni Mubarak's rule and considers its impact on US-Egypt relations. It concludes that ... More


Egypt: From Democratization to the Restoration of Authoritarianism

John L. Esposito, Tamara Sonn, and John O. Voll

in Islam and Democracy after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780195147988
eISBN:
9780190263799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147988.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Egypt’s continued struggle for democracy. It discusses the regime of Hosni Mubarak (1981–2011), which was overthrown in the Arab Spring uprising. It describes how Egypt’s ... More


A Turning Point

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The politically turbulent years of the 1930s, when Ismail Sidqi emerged as the “strong man” of Egyptian politics, abolished the constitution, drafted another that enhanced the power of the monarch, ... More


Epilogue

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter details the continuing upheaval in Egypt in the wake of the January 2011 uprising. It describes the violent crackdown on demonstrators in November 2011, who demanded an immediate end to ... More


Introduction: Hassan

Steven A. Cook

in The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This introductory chapter presents recollections about a gentleman named Hassan, dating from 1999. Hassan was the scion of a well-to-do family who had attended Egypt's best schools. While Hassan ... More


Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Yoram Meital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Revolutionary Justice narrates the power struggle between the Free Officers and their adversaries in the aftermath of Egypt’s July Revolution of 1952 by studying trials held at the Revolution’s Court ... More


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