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Published: 06 October 2020

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780197510087

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The Violence Pendulum

Tactical Change in Islamist Groups in Egypt and Indonesia

Ioana Emy Matesan

  • Challenges the notion that democracy can reduce violence, or that there is anything exceptional about violent Islamist mobilization in the Middle East
  • Addresses an ongoing puzzle in the study of political violence, and shows why repression can sometimes encourage violence, and other times discourage it
  • Investigates both escalation and de-escalation in an inter-generational and cross-regional study of Islamist mobilization in Egypt and in Indonesia

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