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Islamist Momentum in the Arab World: Jordan’s Islamic Action Front and Kuwait’s Islamic Constitutional Movement

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter first offers a general overview of Islamist positions vis-è-vis the United States in both Jordan and Kuwait. Second, it emphasizes the exogenous nature of anti-Americanism, arguing that ... More


The Sources of Opposition Party Strength

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Why do we see the emergence of strong, cross-ethnic opposition parties in some democratizing regimes, while opposition parties in other countries remain organizationally underdeveloped and often ... More


Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Holger Albrecht (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Scholarship examining the governments in the Middle East and North Africa rarely focuses on opposition movements, since those countries tend to be ruled by a centralized, often authoritarian ... More


British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63: The Anti-Marketeers

Robert F. Dewey, Jr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078712
eISBN:
9781781702147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078712.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the opponents of Britain's first attempt to join the European Economic Community (EEC) between the announcement of Harold Macmillan's new policy ... More


Questioning Power, Mobilization, and Strategies of the Islamist Opposition: How Strong Is the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan?

Janine A. Clark

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter critically examines the strength of Islamist opposition movements in terms of their social mobilization capacities. While the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)/Islamic Action Front (IAF) size and ... More


The Sultan is Deposed, Long Reign the Sultan!

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter offers the first detailed archive-based account of the July 1970 coup in Oman, relying on a range of previously unseen documents. It shows that revolutionary action provided the short ... More


“But I Have No Wish to Be Discharged”: When Imprisonment Became Political

Padraic Kenney

in Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

Political imprisonment originated in the mid-nineteenth century, as European states turned away from the use of exile (to places such as Australia or Siberia) and increasingly placed opponents in ... More


Power and the Opposition

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how Boston's resistance to the Stamp Act transformed the political dynamics of the town. It considers the extralegal measures taken by Bostonians, who were no longer satisfied ... More


Occupation

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Bostonians' reaction to the British military's occupation of Boston in 1768. More specifically, it considers the effects of military presence on Boston's political dynamic ... More


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