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Concentrated Power Breeds Corruption, Repression, and Resistance

Ann M. Lesch

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/9789774165368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the causes of the uprising, addressing the concentration of power in the hands of the president, the violence unleashed by security forces under the cover of the State of ... More


Controlling the New Far Right on the Streets: Policing the English Defence League in Policy and Praxis

James Treadwell

in Responding to hate crime: The case for connecting policy and research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308768
eISBN:
9781447311669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308768.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks at the emergence of the English Defence league and other affiliated groups of ‘counter Jihad’ street protesters. Focusing specifically on the challenges inherent in facilitating ... More


A Crisis of Authority: Offline Activism and Simmering Discontent

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Scholars of the MENA region have been keener on theorizing authoritarian resilience and regime durability than on understanding the potential implications of latent forms of resistance. Although ... More


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