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Browers, Michaelle, 1968-
TitlePolitical ideology in the Arab world [electronic book] : accommodation and transformation / Michaelle L. Browers.
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Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Descriptionix, 198 p.
SeriesCambridge Middle East studies ; 31
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.
SummaryArab nationalism and Islamism have been the two most potent ideological forces in the Arab region across the twentieth century. Over the last two decades, however, an accommodation of sorts has been developing between liberals, socialists and Islamists, to protest unpopular foreign and domestic policies, such as those aimed at cooperation with Israel or the war in Iraq. By examining the writings of Arab nationalist, socialist and Islamist intellectuals, and through numerous interviews with political participants from different persuasions, Michaelle Browers traces these developments from the '
SubjectIdeology -- Political aspects -- Arab countries.
Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 1945-
ISBN9780511626814 (ebook)
9780521765329 (hardback)
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Arab nationalism and Islamism have been the two most potent ideological forces in the Arab region across the twentieth century. Over the last two decades, however, an accommodation of sorts has been developing between liberals, socialists and Islamists, to protest unpopular foreign and domestic policies, such as those aimed at cooperation with Israel or the war in Iraq. By examining the (read more)
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Introduction. Ideological thought and practice in the Arab region
 
 
1 Retreat from secularism in Arab nationalist and socialist thought
 
 
2 A more inclusive Islamism? The Wasatiyya trend
 
 
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