Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-192) and index.
Introduction : 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.
Ideology -- Political aspects -- Arab countries.
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 1945-