The argument is presented using a formal model of government-opposition relations. Utilizing the country categories they applied in the previous book and further elaborating the significance of the structural power of capital and Islamic finance, they demonstrate how over the past decade the monarchies as exemplified by Jordan, Morocco and those of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the conditional democracies Israel, Turkey and Lebanon continue to do better than the military dictatorships or 'bullies' Egypt, Tunisia and now Iran and 'the bunker states' Algeria, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Situating the democratic position of the Arab World in a global context, this book is an important contribution to the field of Middle Eastern politics, development studies, and studies on conflict and democracy. Explaining the Unexpected misses the mark on many points, but it does provide a useful platform for scholars to reflect on problems facing comparative politics. This ironic outcome reminds us that while liberalized autocracies can achieve a measure of stability, over time their very survival exacts greater and greater costs. Violence in Yemen: Thinking About Violence in Fragile States Beyond the Confines of Conflict and Terrorism, Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, Vol. Islamist-Secular Cooperation: Accounting for the Syrian Exception Thomas Pierret 6.
Paola Rivetti is a Lecturer in the Politics of the Middle East and International Relations at Dublin City University. Author by : Gail J. Be they electoral pacts, local government coalitions, broader opposition alliances or networks of resistance, this book demonstrates that, although widespread, the record of collective opposition activism in the Arab world is mixed, with many reform coalitions lacking the necessary cohesion and mass appeal to effectively mobilise for change. وبعد سنوات عدة على أول الاحتجاجات تعود جماعات إسلامية بقوة في بعض دول الشرق الأوسط، وشمالي إفريقيا، في سوريا، والعراق، وبلدات في ليبيا، وبعض مناطق لبنان ، حيث تعلن جماعات مثل الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام، أو أنصار الشريعة أو غيرها من الجماعات تنصيب خلفاء في المناطق التي تستولي عليها، في محاولة لتحقيق الهدف الإسلامي السياسي المتمثّل بإنشاء خلافة إسلامية عالمية تضم العالم الإسلامي برمَّته. Scrutinises the political strategies and ideological evolution of Islamist actors and forces following the Arab uprisings What role does political Islam play in the genealogy of protests as an instrument to resist neo-liberalism and authoritarian rule? Highlighting the main obstacles to democratic political reform in the region, the author provides important insights for the promotion of democracy in the region which will be a valuable addition to the literature on Middle Eastern politics and government. Drawing on original case studies from the region, it sheds light on the diverse nature and objectives of these reform coalitions, and explores the challenges opposition groups face in Arab states in uniting behind a common reform agenda and in driving this agenda forward. Contentious Politics in Bahrain: Opposition Cooperation between Regime Manipulation and Youth Radicalisation Marc Valeri 8.
Il aborde le sujet avec une étude des structures sociales modernes, ainsi que du droit coutumier, puis les rattache à ce qui est connu de la société et du droit anciens. Yet very few non-Muslims would be able to venture an accurate definition of political Islam. This module offers a broad overview of Muslim political thinking since the mid-19th century in general and various streams of Islamist thinking and activism since the early 20th century in particular. His current research project examines the motivations, experiences and impact of international volunteers who went to Israel and took part in the war of 1948. Coalitions for Dispossession and Networks of Resistance? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Responsibility: edited by Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar.
Islamism in Yemen: From Ansar Allah to Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Vincent Durac 19: Sectarianism and Civil Conflict in Syria: Reconfigurations of a Reluctant Issue Laura Ruiz de Elvira Carrascal and Souhail Belhadj 20. Contentious Politics in Bahrain: Opposition Cooperation between Regime Manipulation and Youth Radicalisation Marc Valeri 8. Conclusion: New Directions in the Study of Islamist Politics Jillian Schwedler List of Acronyms Index Editors The Contributors About the Author Hendrik Kraetzschmar is an Associate Professor in the Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa at the University of Leeds. Mohammed Ayoob's The Many Faces of Political Islam thoroughly describes the myriad manifestations of this rising ideology and analyzes its impact on global relations. Those challenges are also opportunities for political differentiation on non-religious grounds that could contribute to the foundation of a dynamic, effective, and representative political system. Author by : Daniel E.
This project fills in an important gap in our understanding of opposition politics under authoritarianism by offering an explanation for the range of strategies adopted by opposition groups in the face of contentious elections in the Arab World. Author by : John L. Yet very few non-Muslims would be able to venture an accurate definition of political Islam. Be they electoral pacts, local government coalitions, broader opposition alliances or networks of resistance, this book demonstrates that, although widespread, the record of collective opposition activism in the Arab world is mixed, with many reform coalitions lacking the necessary cohesion and mass appeal to effectively mobilise for change. Case studies include targeted assassinations, the Second Lebanon War, Cast Lead in Gaza and the Gaza flotillas. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget.
The essays collected in this volume evaluate the relationship between terrorist activity and electoral politics. From the Ayatollah Khomeini to Saddam Hussein, the image of Islam as a militant, expansionist, and rabidly anti-American religion has gripped the minds of Western governments and media. This book examines the major reasons underlying the persistence of this democracy deficit over the past decades and touches on the prospects for deepening the process of democratization in the Arab World. Such changes will demand bold initiatives from Arab rulers, as. Taking up on this theme, this book examines the myriad ways in which opposition groups across the Arab world have sought to coalesce into broader reform coalitions at the local, national and transnational levels to challenge authoritarian incumbents and their policies. Looking beyond the effect of oil and conflicts, the chapters illustrate how specific socio-political history of the country concerned, fear of fundamentalist groups, collusion with foreign powers and foreign interventions, and the co-option of the elites by the state contribute to these problems of democratization.
Contentious Politics in the Middle East, University of Florida Press. Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings: Governance, Pluralisation and Contention. His approach has been to make a detailed study of modern social structures and legal customs and to relate these to what we know of ancient society and law. Participation not Domination: Morsi on an Impossible Mission? What affects the possibilities and success of opposition cooperation in the Arab world? This affects the dynamics of opposition during prolonged economic crises. Islamist-Secular Cooperation: Accounting for the Syrian Exception Thomas Pierret 6. Mapping Opposition Cooperation in the Arab World: From Single-Issue Coalitions to Transnational Networks Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar 2. But these perceptions, John L.
The research environment for political scientists has markedly changed: access to the field has become increasingly difficult — in some states as a result of war and militant conflict, in others as a byproduct of authoritarian restoration. In this context, there is a growing literature dealing with the conditions of Islamist moderation that can vary substantially from country to country and from movement to movement and range from moderation through inclusion to moderation through exclusion and repression. In 2006-07, he was a British Academy Fellow at the Department of Politics at Newcastle University. International Relations Pearson Longman, 2013. The author of this book suggests that too much emphasis is being placed on the power of Islam as a political force, stating that the political power of Islam can be better explained by other factors. Taking up on this theme, this book examines the myriad ways in which opposition groups across the Arab world have sought to coalesce into broader reform coalitions at the local, national and transnational levels to challenge authoritarian incumbents and their policies.