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The Muslim Brotherhood in contemporary Egypt : democracy defined or confined?

Author: Mariz Tadros
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series, 25.
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The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the oldest and most influential Islamist movements. As the party ascends to power in Egypt, it is poised to adopt a new system of governance and state{u2013}society relations, the effects of which are likely to extend well beyond Egypt{u2019}s national borders. This book examines the Brotherhood{u2019}s visions and practices, from its inception in 1928, up to its response to the 2011  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariz Tadros
ISBN: 9780415465960 0415465966 9780203115701 0203115708
OCLC Number: 769818934
Description: 195 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Egypt and the Brotherhood in a pressure cooker --
From the Friday of fury to the shariʻa Friday --
A civil state with an Islamic reference: an oxymoron? --
Political pluralism with an Islamic reference --
The Copts and the Brothers from el Banna to Badʻi --
Islamic citizenship and its qualifiers --
The sisters of the Brotherhood and the woman question --
The gender agenda: reformed or reframed?
Series Title: Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series, 25.
Responsibility: Mariz Tadros.
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The Muslim Brotherhood has become the world's largest, most influential Islamist group. This book examines the Brotherhood's active role in Egypt and throughout the Middle East and Arab world,  Read more...

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