Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World / Edition 1

Why Muslims Rebel: Repression and Resistance in the Islamic World / Edition 1

by Mohammed M. Hafez
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588263029

ISBN-13: 9781588263025

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Hafez (political science, U. of Missouri-Kansas City) argues that Muslim rebellions are generally not reactions to impoverishment or failed modernization, but defensive measures against predatory state repression that threatens the lives and organizational resources of the politically active. He focuses on Algeria and Egypt, but also compares other examples.…  See more details below

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Hafez (political science, U. of Missouri-Kansas City) argues that Muslim rebellions are generally not reactions to impoverishment or failed modernization, but defensive measures against predatory state repression that threatens the lives and organizational resources of the politically active. He focuses on Algeria and Egypt, but also compares other examples. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588263025
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
253
Sales rank:
788,945
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword: Rebellion in the Islamic World
Preface
1Introduction: The Challenge of Explaining Muslim Rebellions1
2Political Exclusion in the Muslim World27
3Repression and Rebellion71
4Exclusive Organizations and Protracted Conflict109
5Ideology and Anticivilian Violence155
6Conclusion: Patterns of Rebellion199
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms213
Bibliography215
Index243
About the Book253

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