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Two Violence as Contention in the Egyptian Islamic Movement

  title={Two Violence as Contention in the Egyptian Islamic Movement},
  author={Mohammed M. Hafez and Quintan Wiktorowicz},
broiling broader publics in con®ict. In Algeria, the civil war between a nebulous Islamic insurgency and the military-backed regime led to more than 120,000 casualties, including substantial civilian deaths. The brutality of the con®ict, which included widespread massacres of women, children, and the elderly, captured international attention and raised concerns about the nature of Islamic activism. This violence was reproduced at lower levels throughout the Middle East, including Jordan, Yemen… 
Egypt: Security, Political, And Islamist Challenges
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Informal Cairo: Between Islamist Insurgency and the Neglectful State?
From the late 1980s, Islamist militants established a ‘state within the state’ in the Egyptian capital Cairo, situated in ‘informal’ neighbourhoods developed without official authorization, planning
Autocrats and Islamists: Contenders and containment in Egypt and Morocco
Abstract This article examines how authoritarian elites manage the quest for political participation of moderate Islamist groups in view of securing regime persistence. Through a comparative analysis
How can opposition support authoritarianism? Lessons from Egypt
While many observers of politics in the Arab world hold that the emergence of political opposition would be a harbinger of democratization, this article argues that opposition can contribute to the
With the oust of the former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood’s (MB) candidate for presidency, due to frustrated mass demonstrations on the 30 of June 2013, Egypt witnessed a new
Islamic Radicalisation among North Africans in Britain
This article examines how symbols of Islamic repression and massacre affect radicalisation among North Africans living in the UK. It suggests that these symbols are an insufficient but necessary
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Modern War
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Islam and the struggle over political legitimacy in Egypt : The 1987 elections through the lenses of al-Liwa’al-Islami and Liwa’al-Islam
The 1987 parliamentary elections in Egypt, held at a time of Islamization and relative political liberalization, resulted in a significant number of seats for the Muslim Brotherhood. Consequently,
A Perplexing Relationship Between Islamic Social Movement and Islamist Parties’ Electoral Performance in Bangladesh
A Perplexing Relationship Between Islamic Social Movement and Islamist Parties’ Electoral Performance in Bangladesh Sumpa Sarkar Advisor: University of Guelph, 2016 Professor Janine A. Clark Existing


From Peaceful Protest to Guerrilla War: Micromobilization of the Provisional Irish Republican Army
  • R. White
  • Sociology
    American Journal of Sociology
  • 1989
Concentrating on the development of one politically violent organization, the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), leads to conclusions that differ from more aggregate approaches. A quantitative
Income Inequality, Regime Repressiveness, and Political Violence
Death rate from political violence is postulated to vary cross-nationally as a positively accelerated time-lagged function of income inequality and as a nonmonotonic inverted "U" function of regime
Cross-National Variation in Political Violence
Propositions about determinants of political violence at the cross-national level are derived from rational action theory and tested across the entire population of independent states in the
Deterrence or Escalation?
Aggregate data studies of domestic political conflict have used an Action-Reaction (AR) model that has produced contradictory findings about the repression/dissent nexus: Repression by regimes may
Repression, Micromobilization, and Political Protest
Several major theories - deprivation theory, resource mobilization theory, and the theory of collective action - make different predictions about the effects of repression on political protest. The
Specifying the Relationship Between Social Ties and Activism
Much empirical work in the social-movements literature has focused on the role of social ties in movement recruitment. Yet these studies have been plagued by a troubling theoretical and empirical
Structural opportunity and perceived opportunity in social-movement theory : the Iranian revolution of 1979
Les analyses de Tocqueville des mouvements sociaux apparaissent comme des cas limites ou les chances structurelles (la vulnerabilite de l'Etat a la pression politique populaire) coincide avec les
“ Al - Jama " at al - Mihniya wal - Musharaka al - Siyasiyya . ” In Haqiqet al - Tadudiya al - Siyasiyya ¤ Misr : Dirasat ¤ al - Tahawul al - Raismali wal - Musharaka al - Siyasiyya
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“ Community Integration and Incentives for Political Protest . ”
  • International Social Movements Research
  • 1988
“ Al - Qadhaya al - Dasturiya wal Qanuniya ¤ Fatret Ria # set Mubarak al - Thaniya . ” In Al - Tatawur al - Siyyasi ¤ Misr , 1982 – 1992
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