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Islamist Politics in the Middle East: Movements and Change Paperback – June 13, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0415783620 ISBN-10: 0415783623 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 13, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415783623
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415783620
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,139,996 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The different papers in the book reflect the diversity of Islamic politics and address a number of themes... Together, their work captures much of the diversity of Islamic politics in the region and is a significant contribution to the scolarship on a region and topic that continues to hold world attention." - Elfatih A. Abdel Salam, The Muslim World Book Review, 33:2, 2013.

About the Author

Samer Shehata is an Assistant Professor of Arab Politics at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. He is the author of Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.

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Samer S. Shehata is an Associate Professor of Middle East studies and Middle East Studies Program Coordinator in the Department of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt and studied in the UK and the US. In order to complete his first book ("Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt"), Shehata worked as a "winding machine operator" for over ten months in two Egyptian textile factories. He has written numerous academic and policy articles on a range of subjects including domestic Egyptian politics, the Muslim Brotherhood, and US foreign policy toward the Middle East. He received a BA from the University of California at Berkeley, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Politics from Princeton University.

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This is a great collection of short pieces on Islamist movements and political parties. The variety of areas and parties covered provide an ample survey in an accessible volume.
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