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Author Brooke, Steven, 1980- author

Title Winning hearts and votes : social services and the Islamist political advantage / Steven Brooke
Published Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 215 pages)
Contents Social services and political mobilization in nondemocratic regimes -- Middle class provision, reputation, and electoral success -- Rebuilding the Brotherhood brand -- Inside the Islamist advantage -- The political geography of Islamist social service provision -- Electing to serve -- Mohammed Morsi's machine -- The politics of social service provision
Summary "Based on an investigation of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, the author shows how social services drive electoral support by affiliating the provider organization with the politically valuable traits of competence, compassion, and honesty"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 19, 2019)
Subject Jamʻīyat al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn (Egypt)
Faith-based human services -- Political aspects -- Egypt.
Islam and politics -- Egypt.
Social service -- Political aspects -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018028970
ISBN 1501730630 (electronic book)
9781501730634 (electronic book)
(kindle edition)
(kindle edition)