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Islamic Activism: A Social Movement Theory Approach / Edition 1

Islamic Activism: A Social Movement Theory Approach / Edition 1

by Quintan Wiktorowicz, Charles Tilly PhD


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253216212
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Series: Indiana Series in Middle East Studies Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Quintan Wiktorowicz is Assistant Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College and author of Global Jihad: Understanding September 11.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Table of Contents:

Foreword Charles Tilly

Introduction: Islamic Activism and Social Movement Theory Quintan Wiktorowicz

Part I. Violence and Contention

1. From Marginalization to Massacres: A Political Process Explanation of GIA Violence in Algeria Mohammed M. Hafez

2. Violence as Contention in the Egyptian Islamic Movement Mohammed M. Hafez and Quintan Wiktorowicz

3. Repertoires of Contention in Contemporary Bahrain Fred H. Lawson

4. Hamas as Social Movement Glenn E. Robinson

Part II. Networks and Alliances

5. The Networked World of Islamist Social Movements Diane Singerman

6. Islamist Women in Yemen: Informal Nodes of Activism Janine A. Clark

7. Collective Action with and without Islam: Mobilizing the Bazaar in Iran Benjamin Smith

8. The Islah Party in Yemen: Political Opportunities and Coalition Building in a Transitional Polity Jillian Schwedler

Part III. Culture and Frames

9. Interests, Ideas, and Islamist Outreach in Egypt Carrie Rosevsky Wickham

10. Making Conversation Permissible: Islamism and Reform in Saudi Arabia Gwenn Okruhlik

11. Opportunity Spaces, Identity, and Islamic Meaning in Turkey M. Hakan Yavuz

Conclusion: Social Movement Theory and Islamic Studies Charles Kurzman


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