Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2018

320 Pages

6.69 x 9.61 inches

ISBN: 9781474419260

Bookseller Code (01)

Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings

Governance, Pluralisation and Contention

Edited by Paola Rivetti and Hendrik Kraetzschmar

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • 22 case studies explain the diverse trajectories of political Islam since 2011 in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen
  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of political Islam covering intra-Islamist pluralisation and conflict, governance and accountability issues, 'secular-Islamist' contention, responses to neo-liberal development and the resurgence of sectarianism and militancy
  • Offers a set of innovative approaches to the study of political Islam in the post-Arab spring era that open new possibilities for theory development in the field