The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's Succession Crisis: The Politics of Liberalisation and Reform in the Middle East

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The tense relationship between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian state has been central to political developments for many decades, a source of continuous conflict and discord. In the wake of Egypt's historic uprising in early 2011, the Brotherhood continue to loom large on the horizon of Egyptian political and social landscapes - making Mohammed Zahid's insight into the troubled history of this organization essential reading. He delves into the complexities of Egyptian politics and jostling for power in ...

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Overview

The tense relationship between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian state has been central to political developments for many decades, a source of continuous conflict and discord. In the wake of Egypt's historic uprising in early 2011, the Brotherhood continue to loom large on the horizon of Egyptian political and social landscapes - making Mohammed Zahid's insight into the troubled history of this organization essential reading. He delves into the complexities of Egyptian politics and jostling for power in recent years, amid increasing pressures for reform. In doing so, Zahid sheds light on the challenges of authoritarianism and democratization facing Egypt and the region as a whole.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780762173
  • Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,462,698
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mohammed Zahid completed his PhD in Middle Eastern Political Economy and Politics at the University of Leeds. He has published widely in international journals and consulted for a number of agencies and think tanks on a variety of Middle Eastern issues.

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Table of Contents

Framing Economic and Political Reform in the Middle East
• Shifting Sands: The Middle East in between Authoritarianism and Democratisation
• Economic and Political Reform in Egypt After 1991
• The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Growth and Development, 1928-1975
• The Muslim Brotherhood: The its Transition from Piety to Politics
• The Art of Politics: The New MB Generation, the Syndicates and Power
• Political Succession in Egypt
• Continuity and Discontinuity in Economic and Political Reform in Egypt
• Conclusion

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