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Egypt after Mubarak : liberalism, Islam, and democracy in the Arab world

Author: Bruce K Rutherford
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Series: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
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"Egypt after Mubarak demonstrates that both secular and Islamist opponents of the regime are navigating a middle path that may result in a uniquely Islamic form of liberalism and, perhaps, democracy." "Essential reading on a subject of global importance, Egypt after Mubarak draws upon in-depth interviews with Egyptian judges, lawyers, Islamic activists, politicians, and businesspeople. It also utilizes major court  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce K Rutherford
ISBN: 9780691136653 0691136653
OCLC Number: 228427187
Description: x, 292 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Hybrid regimes and Arab democracy --
2. Liberal constitutionalism : preserving and adapting Egypt's liberal tradition --
3. Islamic constitutionalism : the political goals of moderate Islam --
4. The decline of statism and the convergence of political alternatives --
5. Economic restructuring and the rise of market liberalism --
6. Liberalism, Islam, and Egypt's political future.
Series Title: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Responsibility: Bruce K. Rutherford.

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Egypt's autocratic regime is being weakened by economic crises, growing political opposition, and the pressures of globalization. This book demonstrates that both secular and Islamist opponents of  Read more...

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A fascinating and timely book... [Rutherford] details the long and persistent struggle of the judiciary to carve out an independent role for itself, even under a military dictatorship. -- Fareed Read more...

 
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