Post-Islamism and fields of contention after the Arab Spring: feminism, Salafism and the revolutionary youth

  title={Post-Islamism and fields of contention after the Arab Spring: feminism, Salafism and the revolutionary youth},
  author={Markus Holdo},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={1800 - 1815}
  • Markus Holdo
  • Published 3 August 2017
  • Sociology
  • Third World Quarterly
Abstract In the aftermath of the Arab Spring, conflicts in Egypt and Tunisia over the authority to rule and the role of religion in society raised questions about these societies’ capacity for reconciling differences. In retrospect, the conflicts also raise questions about the theoretical tools used to analyse regional developments. In particular, the ‘post-Islamism’ thesis has significantly changed the debates on ‘Islam and democracy’ by bringing to light the changing opportunity structures… Expand
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