If hope was the dominant psychology of the protests that unseated Hosni Mubarak, then fear is proving to be that of their aftermath. The unity of the disparate forces that made history during those… Expand
In the aftermath of the popular revolt that overthrew President Mubarak in February 2011, Egypt's transition to democracy has been a cautious one. Despite the restrained pace of reform, one of the… Expand
Twenty-five years ago, in this journal’s first foray into the politics of the Arab world, the gifted scholar Daniel Brumberg sounded a hopeful note about the region’s democratic prospects. “The… Expand
This article explores the complicated historical relationship between ideology and utopia in European thought, and what this relationship can teach us when faced with the exuberant promises and hype… Expand
This article considers how issues of rational criticism and ideological sustainability could be improved by regulating online interactions and proposes that the digital divide could act as a natural process of regulation for today's connective and transnational public sphere. Expand
Prominent scholars have highlighted important similarities between the Arab Spring of 2011 and the “revolutions” of 1848: Both waves of contention swept with dramatic speed across whole regions, but… Expand
1. Introduction: puzzling trends in waves of contention 2. A new theory of political diffusion: cognitive heuristics and organizational development 3. Organizational development and changing modes of… Expand
It is found that antiquities looting and armed conflict are statistically related; and that Antiquities looting more often precedes armed conflict rather than the other way around, which suggests that looting is more strategic than opportunistic. Expand
While coaching is establishing itself as an effective human development approach, there is limited understanding of the dynamics of coaching in the context of oppression. This paper summarises a… Expand
The American diplomat Richard Holbrooke pondered a problem on the eve of the September 1996 elections in Bosnia, which were meant to restore civic life to that ravaged country. "Suppose the election… Expand
This paper examines voter behavior in Egypt, an electoral authoritarian country. While some voters cast their ballots on an ideological basis, many Egyptian voters expect to receive a direct material… Expand
The 2(-Delta Delta C(T)) method is a convenient way to analyze the relative changes in gene expression from real-time quantitative PCR experiments and two variations of the method are presented that may be useful in the analysis of real- time, quantitative PCR data.
A simple derivation of a simple GGA is presented, in which all parameters (other than those in LSD) are fundamental constants, and only general features of the detailed construction underlying the Perdew-Wang 1991 (PW91) GGA are invoked.