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The Soul of Tahrir: Poetics of a Revolution

Menna Khalil

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/9789774165337.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Shifts attention to a different register of language of Tahrir, namely, the polyphonic tapestry of the lyrical and poetic life of the midan that served to sustain the revolutionary experience and ... 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


Egypt’s Bloody Sunday and Its Ripple Effects

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of the protests and massacre that took place outside the state television and radio building in Cairo, known as Maspero, in October 2011. It explores questions of ... More


The Beginning of the End of the Tahrir Spirit

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The sense of religious pluralism of Tahrir Square faded fast following the 18 days, despite the hope of many that sectarian relations would improve with the removal of Mubarak. This chapter looks at ... More


Protest Dynamics under the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Transitional Government

Kira D. Jumet

in Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter explains how changes in political opportunity structures following the 2011 revolutionary protests affected subsequent anti-regime mobilization and the dynamics between the military ... More


Revolutionary Constitution-making

Nimer Sultany

in Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198768890
eISBN:
9780191822162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768890.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that revolutionary constitution-making processes—like those in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya—face profound legitimation challenges. It argues, first, that constitutional enactment ... More


“Down down with military rule”: The Second Wave against the Military Junta (February 12, 2011June 30, 2012)

Amy Austin Holmes

in Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190071455
eISBN:
9780190071486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071455.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

After Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egypt was ruled by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF). During this time, a new form of antimilitarist activism emerged for the first time in Egyptian ... More


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