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Why Muslims Rebel: Repression And Resistance In The Islamic World

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ISBN-13: 978-1588263025
ISBN-10: 1588263029
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"A significant work of originality, astuteness, fairness, and depth.... I would recommend it to colleagues and students alike." - John P. Entelis, Fordham University "An insightful and stimulating analysis, both theoretically informed and empirically grounded. Professor Hafez's path-breaking volume significantly enhances our understanding of rebellions in the modern Muslim world." - Guilain P. Denoeux, Colby College

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Mohammed M. Hafez teaches in the department of political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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  • Paperback: 253 pages
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub (December 31, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588263029
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588263025
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,689,767 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Tracy on July 28, 2003
Format: Hardcover
I read this book for a college research paper on religious terrorism. It argues that economic and psychological approaches are not enough to explain Islamic rebellions in places like Egypt, Algeria, Kashmir, Chechnya, etc. All these violent places suffer from political exclusion and indiscriminate repression, which are the main factors for violent dissent. The author uses lots of cases which cover many parts of the Islamic world, such as Pakistan, Tunisia, Jordan, Philippines, Tajikistan (in addition to the ones mentioned above). So, I felt I had a very good coverage and the argument was convincing because it applied to several countries. The book is very detailed and well footnoted using English, Arabic and French sources. The best part deals with anti-civilian violence (ch. 5) which most books I read do not address adequately. Overall, if you are thinking or writing about Islamic violence, this book makes an original argument and offers lots of illustrations.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Moses Ja'afar on November 19, 2004
Format: Paperback
This book makes the case that you can't understand Islamic violence without understanding the repressive environments of Muslims. It rejects several theories like economic impoverishment, ideology, or jihad as explanations of why Muslims turn to violence. When people are excluded from politics and repressed brutally, it makes sense that some will turn to violence. The book's limitation is that the author does not explain why Muslims turn against the West (especially the US) or why some repressive countries don't have violence like some of his case studies: Algeria, Egypt, Kashmir, Philippines, Tajikistan, and Chechnya. Having said that, it is still the best explanation I've read so far.
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Professor Hafez does and excellent systematic job of explaining how Islamist political violence can grow and then explode in authoritarian Muslim countries. His "Political Participation" approach to social movements accurately analyzes how political exclusion, anti-system framing, and repression can drive peaceful political opposition to violent political opposition (a.k.a. terrorism). I highly recommend this book to fully understand political violence in Northern Africa (Egypt, Algeria in particular) and in the Middle East. Easy to read and to the point.
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