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Author Cohen, Ronen, author

Title Upheavals in the Middle East : the theory and practice of a revolution / Ronen A. Cohen
Published Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2014
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Contents Theoretical approaches. Historical background : revolutions in theories -- Essential components to revolutionary evolution and development : theoretical approach -- Revolution and its intellectuals : the formation of new and dynamic politics -- Fundamentalism and the emergence of the traditional forces. -- Case studies analysis : the Middle East states, opposition groups, underground and political movements. Introduction -- Algeria -- National Liberation Front : FLN -- Egypt -- Iran -- Iraq -- Sudan -- The Mahdiyyah -- Syria -- Turkey. -- Case studies analysis : anti-state paradigm in terror organizations : agenda/sub-state fundamental organizations. Al-Qaeda -- Black September Organization -- Hamas -- Taliban -- Conclusions -- Epilogue : the Arab Spring
Summary <Span style=""font-style:italic;"">Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution offers theoretical discussion of revolutionary events and applies the resulting framework to a number of case studies from the Middle East. It deals with seventeen cases study from a range of Muslim and Arab states and provides a theoretical framework to study other situations all over the world, including cases from the recent Arab Spring
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Government, Resistance to -- Arab countries -- Case studies.
Government, Resistance to -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Arab countries -- Case studies.
Insurgency -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Political aspects -- Arab countries -- Case studies.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Political aspects -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Revolutions -- Arab countries -- Case studies.
Revolutions -- Middle East -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739176668 (electronic bk.)
0739176668 (electronic)
1306512360 (ebk)
9780739176665 (electronic bk.)
9781306512367 (ebk)