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Microfoundations of the Arab uprisings : mapping interactions between regimes and protesters  Cover Image E-book E-book

Microfoundations of the Arab uprisings : mapping interactions between regimes and protesters

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  • OCLC: on1032266424
  • ISBN: 9462984271
  • ISBN: 9789462984271
  • ISBN: 9048536162
  • ISBN: 9789048536160
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (197 pages .)
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  • Published: Amsterdam :Amsterdam University Press,[2018]
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2018]

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Note: Based on papers from the annual convention of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), in Washington, DC in November 2014.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Rethinking Mobilization after the Arab Uprisings; James M. Jasper and Frédéric Volpi; 1. The Social Life of Contentious Ideas; Piracy and Unruly, Translocal Appropriation in the Arab Uprisings and Beyond; John Chalcraft; 2. Routines and Ruptures in Anti-Israeli Protests in Jordan; Jillian Schwedler; 3. Shaping Contention as a Salafi Movement; The Rise and Fall of Ansar al-Sharia in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia; Frédéric Volpi; 4. Contingency and Agency in a Turning Point Event; March 18, 2011, in Daraa, Syria; Wendy Pearlman.
5 .It Takes Two (or More) to TangoThe Local Coproduction of the Alexandrian Revolutionary Moment; Youssef El Chazli; 6. Violence, Social Actors, and Subjectivation in the Egyptian Revolution; Farhad Khosrokhavar; Conclusion; Unruly Protest; Charles Kurzman; Index.
Summary: This book brings together a roster of prominent contributors to present a strategic interactionist perspective on the study of contentious politics in the Middle East in response to the Arab uprisings. The common thread among the contributions is an interest in the micro-level interactions between various strategic players, including not only the mobilisation of protestors during the uprisings but also the responses of regimes. The book also examines short to medium-term adaptations of the regimes and the collective action of opponents in the post-uprisings period, as well as the subsequent trajectories of the protesters themselves in the face of new forms of authoritarianism or democratisation.
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Note: In English.
Subject: Arab countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century -- Congresses
Arab Spring, 2010- -- Congresses

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