Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism: Attraction and Repulsion, edited by Israel Gershoni

@article{Motadel2016ArabRT,
  title={Arab Responses to Fascism and Nazism: Attraction and Repulsion, edited by Israel Gershoni},
  author={David Motadel},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={52},
  pages={377 - 379}
}
  • David Motadel
  • Published 3 March 2016
  • Economics, Political Science
  • Middle Eastern Studies
contradictory as the raison d'être of Islamic protest, from the early medieval jihadis to today, is the rejection of corrupt governments and the need for ‘purification’ or renewal of society through greater adherence to Islam. Yet, along with the increased Islamization of society, a form of Islamic brotherhood patronage economy takes hold, hollowing out the already fragile existing secular institutions, and generating corruption and inefficiencies. This is the case even in more developed…