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Islamic activism [electronic resource] : a social movement theory approach / edited by Quintan Wiktorowicz.

Contributor(s): Wiktorowicz, Quintan, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Indiana series in Middle East studies: Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 316 p.).ISBN: 0253110769 (electronic bk.); 9780253110763 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social movements -- Arab countries | Social movements -- Middle East | Islam and politics -- Arab countries | Islam and politics -- Middle East | Mouvements sociaux -- �Etats arabes | Mouvements sociaux -- Moyen-Orient | Islam et politique -- �Etats arabes | Islam et politique -- Moyen-Orient | Islamisme -- �Etats arabes | Islamisme -- Moyen-Orient | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | Sociale bewegingen | Islam | Activisme | Soziale Bewegung | Islam | Politische Bewegung | Naher OstenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Islamic activism.DDC classification: 303.48/4/09174927 Other classification: 71.38 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Islamic activism and social movement theory / Quintan Wiktorowicz -- From marginalization to massacres : a political process explanation of GIA violence in Algeria / Mohammed M. Hafez -- Violence as contention in the Egyptian Islamic movement / Mohammed M. Hafez and Quintan Wiktorowicz -- Repertoires of contention in contemporary Bahrain / Fred H. Lawson -- Hamas as social movement / Glenn E. Robinson -- The networked world of Islamist social movements / Diane Singerman -- Islamist women in Yemen : informal nodes of activism / Janine A. Clark -- Collective action with and without Islam : mobilizing the bazaar in Iran / Benjamin Smith -- The islah party in Yemen : political opportunities and coalition building in a transitional polity / Jillian Schwedler -- Interests, ideas, and Islamist outreach in Egypt / Carrie Rosefsky Wickham -- Making conversation permissible : Islamism and reform in Saudi Arabia / Gwenn Okruhlik -- Opportunity spaces, identity, and Islamic meaning in Turkey / M. Hakan Yavuz -- Social movement theory and Islamic studies / Charles Kurzman.
Summary: " ... [Will] have an impact on two important fields of scholarship: social movement theory and the study of Islamic activist movements."--John Voll, Georgetown UniversityThis volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporate the study of Islamic activism into social movement theory. It argues that the dynamics, processes, and organization of Islamic activism can be understood as important elements of contention that transcend the specificity of "Islam" as a system of meaning and identity a.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Islamic activism and social movement theory / Quintan Wiktorowicz -- From marginalization to massacres : a political process explanation of GIA violence in Algeria / Mohammed M. Hafez -- Violence as contention in the Egyptian Islamic movement / Mohammed M. Hafez and Quintan Wiktorowicz -- Repertoires of contention in contemporary Bahrain / Fred H. Lawson -- Hamas as social movement / Glenn E. Robinson -- The networked world of Islamist social movements / Diane Singerman -- Islamist women in Yemen : informal nodes of activism / Janine A. Clark -- Collective action with and without Islam : mobilizing the bazaar in Iran / Benjamin Smith -- The islah party in Yemen : political opportunities and coalition building in a transitional polity / Jillian Schwedler -- Interests, ideas, and Islamist outreach in Egypt / Carrie Rosefsky Wickham -- Making conversation permissible : Islamism and reform in Saudi Arabia / Gwenn Okruhlik -- Opportunity spaces, identity, and Islamic meaning in Turkey / M. Hakan Yavuz -- Social movement theory and Islamic studies / Charles Kurzman.

" ... [Will] have an impact on two important fields of scholarship: social movement theory and the study of Islamic activist movements."--John Voll, Georgetown UniversityThis volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporate the study of Islamic activism into social movement theory. It argues that the dynamics, processes, and organization of Islamic activism can be understood as important elements of contention that transcend the specificity of "Islam" as a system of meaning and identity a.

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