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Browers, Michaelle, 1968-
TitlePolitical ideology in the Arab world [electronic resource] : accommodation and transformation / Michaelle L. Browers
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Description1 online resource (ix, 198 p.)
SeriesCambridge Middle East studies ; 31
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references (p. 180-192) and index
ContentsIntroduction : ideological thought and practice in the Arab region -- Retreat from secularism in Arab nationalist and socialist thought -- A more inclusive Islamism? : the wasatiyya trend -- Framing a cross-ideological alliance -- The Egyptian Movement for Change : intellectual antecedents and generational conflicts -- Yemen's Joint Meeting Parties : origins and architects -- Conclusion : ideological rapprochement, accommodation, transformation, and their limits
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SubjectIdeology -- Political aspects -- Arab countries
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 1945-
ISBN9780521765329 (hardback : alk. paper)
0521765323 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780521749343 (pbk.)
0521749344 (pbk.)
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p. viii
Introduction: Ideological thought and practice in the Arab region
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About The Author
Michaelle L. Browers
Michaelle L. Browers is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Wake Forest University. Her recent publications include Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Transcultural Possibilities (2006) and An Islamic Reformation? (with Charles Kurzman, 2004).
April 1, 2010

Browers (Wake Forest Univ.), through case studies of oppositional movements in Egypt and Yemen, argues that competing ideologies of opposition in the contemporary Arab region are accommodationist. She further argues that oppositional alliances are "as much a product of, as they are a source for, shifts in ideological debates in the Arab world over the past several (read more)
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