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Author
Brown, Nathan J.

Title
Between Religion and Politics.
Published
Washington : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2010.
 
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Physical description1 online resource (226 pages)
SeriesBooks at JSTOR All Purchased.
ContentsFront Cover; Table of Contents; Ch. 1 Islamists in Arab Parliaments; Ch. 2 The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Islamist Participation in a Closing Political Environment; Ch. 3 Jordan and Its Islamic Movement: The Limits of Inclusion; Ch. 4 Party for Justice and Development in Morocco: Participation and Its Discontents; Ch. 5 Pushing Toward Party Politics: Kuwait's Islamic Constitutional Movement; Ch. 6 Between Government and Opposition: The Case of the Yemeni Congregation for Reform; Ch. 7 Hamas: Battling to Blend Religion, Politics, Resistance, and Governance; Ch. 8 Conclusion; Index.
NotesBack cover.
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references and index.
SummaryIn recent decades, Islamist political movements in many Arab countries have strategically invested in a political process that was stacked heavily against them. And, to the surprise of many, they have actually succeeded by gaining more seats in parliaments and demonstrating their position as the only opposition movements with a popular base. Between Religion and Politics is a broad, cross-national study of Islamist parties in Arab parliamentary elections. The book focuses on those movements that have cast themselves, at least in part, as electorally oriented political parties. It pro.
Other authorHamzawy, Amr.
JSTOR, issuing body.
SubjectIslam and politics -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Islamic countries.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Middle East.
Muslims -- Political activity -- Middle East.
Political participation -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
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ISBN9780870032974
0870032976
9780870032554
0870032550
9780870032561
0870032569
Publisher NumberEB00642168 Recorded Books
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In recent decades, Islamist political movements in many Arab countries have strategically invested in a political process that was stacked heavily against them. And, to the surprise of many, they have actually succeeded by gaining more seats in parliaments and demonstrating their position as the only opposition movements with a popular base. Between Religion and Politics is a broad, cross-national (read more)
About The Author
Nathan J. Brown
Nathan J. Brown is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University. He is the author of "Constitutions in a Nonconstitutional World: Arab Basic Laws and the Prospects for Accountable Government "(2001), "The Rule of Law in the Arab World: Courts in Egypt and the Gulf "(1997), and "Peasant Politics in Modern Egypt: The Struggle against the State (read more)
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Hassan II; Dunne, Michele; Qutb, Sayyid (1906-66); Arafat, Yasser; Hamid, Shadi; Mubarak, Hosni; Muhammad (prophet); Saleh, Ali Abdullah
Topics
Islamism; Local elections; Muslims; Political parties; Palestinians
Location
Egypt; Kuwait; Morocco; Yemen; Israel; Gaza Strip; Iraq; United States--US; West Bank; New York
Organization
Hamas; Society of Muslim Brothers; Palestine Liberation Organization--PLO; Congress;House of Representatives; Palestinian National Authority; Columbia University Press;Cambridge University Press; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Democratic Party
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