Publisher’s description: The US Global War on Terror and earlier US counterterrorism efforts prompted a variety of responses from Muslim states despite widespread Islamic opposition. Some cooperated extensively, some balked[…]
Publisher’s description This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of[…]
Journal abstract Political motherhood, which uses traditional motherhood to mobilize and sustain women’s political participation, is understudied in political science. Women played a significant role in Egypt’s Arab Spring and[…]
Publisher’s description Nearly six years after the Arab uprisings began it is clear that any dream of a pan-Islamic awakening is now more elusive than ever. The wave of unrest[…]
Journal abstract One question that has been unresolved since the current phase of extremism began in the early- to mid-1990s has been whether or not there is a global structure[…]
Journal abstract The Arab Spring uprisings have released a flood of land and property conflicts, brought about by decades of autocratic rule. Expropriations, corruption, poor performance of the rule of law, patronage[…]
Cook’s book is a fundamental read to understand the significance of Mohamed Morsi’s election in 2012, and also provides a very detailed account of Egypt’s modern (political) history. Starting with[…]
Assessing the impact of the Arab Spring on the fortunes of Jihadist movements in the Middle East, Khosrokhavar argues that it dealt a major blow to their wider attraction.