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Edward Schatz on Manar Shorbagy

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Manar Shorbagy’s contribution in this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It argues that Shorbagy is correct in stating that U.S. policy in the region produces ... More


Seyed Mohammad Marandi on Schatz and Shorbagy: What Is Anti-Americanism?

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay draws on Chomsky, and notes that for many people the term “anti-Americanism” works like a tool preventing criticism of the U.S. It argues that the term frames the narrative and helps ... More


Kefaya and the New Politics of Anti-Americanism

Manar Shorbagy

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines the Kefaya movement in Egypt and what the author calls the new politics of anti-Americanism in Egypt. The essay provides some needed historical background to the era of George W. ... More


Ira Dworkin on Schatz and Shorbagy: Thinking Outside of America The State, the Street, and Civil Society

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay puts Egypt, the “Arab Spring,” and Islamic activism into a broader perspective, arguing that a binary approach pitting “anti-Americanism” against “pro-Americanism” is problematic. It ... More


Mobilising Protest Networks I (2000–2006)

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ‘25 January revolution’ has often been described as ‘leaderless’ but this chapter demonstrates that the initial demonstrations were meticulously planned, drawing on previously developed protest ... More


Mobilising Protest Networks II (2007–2011)

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter continues the previous chapter’s analysis of the evolution of the protest networks that initiated the ‘25 January revolution’. It examines the workers’ protests that became the heart of ... More


Conclusion

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Our analysis of the ‘25 January revolution’ — or rather the mass protests, occupations and strikes that forced members of the ruling elite, primarily the army, to choose between loyalty to the regime ... More


A Microcosm of the Arab Spring: Sociology of Tahrir Square

Bahgat Korany

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/9780199384419.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts by briefly situating Al-Midan (Tahrir Square) in Egypt’s modern social history, emphasizing its practicality as the meeting place of nine main arteries. This practicality helped ... More


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