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Institutional Origins of Islamist Political Mobilization by [Mecham, R. Quinn]
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Book Description

This book is a comprehensive overview of why Islam becomes politicized in some places and not in others. It is designed for all students and scholars of political Islam, especially those focusing on the Middle East and Africa. It examines cases of protest, voting, and violence from 1970 to the present.

About the Author

Quinn Mecham is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University, Utah. His research focuses on political Islam, identity politics, civil conflict, electoral behavior, and democratic development. He is co-editor (with Julie Chernov Hwang) of Islamist Parties and the Normalization of Muslim Politics (2014) and is the author of numerous scholarly articles focusing on topics including opposition in authoritarian regimes, Islamist electoral behaviour, and protest movements. He has taught at Middlebury College, Vermont and George Washington University, Washington DC. He was an Academy Scholar at Harvard University, Massachusetts and served as Franklin Fellow on the policy planning staff of the US Department of State.

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  • File Size: 1820 KB
  • Print Length: 277 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1107041910
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 9, 2017)
  • Publication Date: April 4, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
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