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Islam on Campus

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/9780199931279.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Islam on CampusThis chapter chronicles the rise of al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya through the students who built it. It traces the process of their intellectual discovery and the development of the group’s ... More


The Young and the Old

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/9780199931279.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 details the process by which the internal divisions within al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya were resolved. Coinciding with the Muslim Brotherhood’s reconstitution, or perhaps because of it, the ... More


Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya: From Terrorism to Nonviolence

Ioana Emy Matesan

in The Violence Pendulum: Tactical Change in Islamist Groups in Egypt and Indonesia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197510087
eISBN:
9780197510117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510087.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

In 1981, al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya assassinated Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Over the next two decades, the group transformed from one of the most active terrorist groups in Egypt to an Islamist ... More


The Violence Pendulum: Tactical Change in Islamist Groups in Egypt and Indonesia

Ioana Emy Matesan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197510087
eISBN:
9780197510117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

What drives Islamist groups to shift between nonviolent and violent tactics? When do groups move away from armed action, and why do some organizations renounce violence permanently, while others only ... More


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