Elizabeth R. Nugent
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Using the Qur’ān to Empower Arab Women? Theory and Experimental Evidence From Egypt
T. Masoud, Amaney Jamal, Elizabeth R. Nugent
Sociology
30 March 2016
A growing body of scholarship on the political and economic subordination of women in the Muslim world has argued that widespread patriarchal attitudes toward women’s roles in public life can be… Expand
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Conceptions of Shari`a and Support for Militancy and Democratic Values: Evidence From Pakistan*
C. C. Fair, Rebecca Littman, Elizabeth R. Nugent
Political Science
Political Science Research and Methods
25 January 2017
Numerous empirical studies of the relationship between popular support for Islamism and support for democracy and violence have yielded inconclusive results. We suspect that this is largely because… Expand
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Communal Religious Practice and Support for Armed Parties
Michael Hoffman, Elizabeth R. Nugent
Political Science
1 April 2017
Does religion inevitably promote support for militant politics? Using a new and unique data set compiled from a nationally representative survey in Lebanon, we examine the conditions under which… Expand
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The Political Psychology of Repression and Polarization in Authoritarian Regimes
Elizabeth R. Nugent
Political Science
2017
Polarization – defined as the difference in policy preferences along the salient axis of political competition – among non-regime elite actors has important consequences for successful democratic… Expand
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The Psychology of Repression and Polarization
Elizabeth R. Nugent
Psychology
4 March 2020
How does political polarization occur under repressive conditions? Drawing on psychological theories of social identity, I posit that the nature of repression -- whether it targets a specific group,… Expand
8 Citations
Between Dictates and Dispensations: Experimental Evidence on Legitimacy and Policy Preferences
Amaney Jamal, T. Masoud, Elizabeth R. Nugent
Political Science
2014
Scholars have long argued that religion plays a powerful role in politics, at times motivating collective action for change, at others eliciting compliance with the status quo. Religion’s effect is… Expand
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Voting After Democratic Backslide
Elizabeth R. Nugent, S. Brooke
2018
How do citizens engage with electoral institutions after democratic backslide? Following Hirschman (1970) we conceptualize three options open to citizens: abstention (exit), voice (spoilage), or… Expand
A Theory of Polarization in Authoritarian Regimes
Elizabeth R. Nugent
Physics
1 September 2020
This chapter presents the book's argument in detail. It begins by reviewing existing work on three central concepts: polarization, preference formation, and repression. The chapter also highlights… Expand
Repression and Polarization in Tunisia, 1987–2010
Elizabeth R. Nugent
Physics
1 September 2020
This chapter details how widespread repression in Tunisia decreased polarization within the opposition between 1987 and 2010. It demonstrates the effects of widespread repression on Tunisian… Expand
Nadine Sika, Youth Activism and Contentious Politics in Egypt: Dynamics of Continuity and Change (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017). Pp 176. $99.99 cloth. ISBN: 9781108418805
Elizabeth R. Nugent
Political Science
International Journal of Middle East Studies
1 February 2019
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